Khiva, gateway to China

It's at this historic trading city that the richest and biggest caravans of the Great Silk Road stopped. Legend says that the city was founded around a well dug by the order of one of the sons of Noah. Hewvakh is the name of this sacred well, and is now full of cold, delicious water which once serve to caravaners, and now slakes the thirst of brave travelers from all over the world in Ichan Kala.

Read more about this fascinating country in Tripatini member Verokika Tasheva's post Uzbekistan, Heart of the Great Silk Road.


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