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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Minbar in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Refrigerator in room
- Room service
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... while we first hopped on marshrutka 268 to the train station where we purchased tickets for our trip to Tashkent for our appointment at the Indian Embassy for our visa application.
All went fast at ticket office, people here are always very helpful. The guy at ticket office even called an English speaker to make sure we understood to be at the station at 8:00AM.
Dave and I spent the ...
... in this part of the world). At one point, there was a "holy tree", a long dead log, which the locals would touch, practically crawl inside to get a morsel of bark for an amulet. It was also considered good luck to crawl under a branch of the log and circle the tree 3 times.If the old ladies in their robes could do it, so could I demonstrating my belief that it's all the same God. The it was on to the Emir's summer palace. He had studied in St Petersburg, and the Russian ...
... into the workroom which was lined with young women feverishly working on looms, headphones in situ, producing stunning carpets. The lady at the helm spoke impeccable English and explained the nature of their work. Had we not previously purchased a carpet in Iran, I wouldn't have thought twice about getting one here!
Anyway, time to move on from consumerism and enjoy the fantastic architecture of this area. We ventured towards ...
... from his usual path of destruction. It has 14 ornamental bands, all of which are different. Just one band consists of the glazed turquoise tiles that would later become an integral part of mosque design. The Kalon Mosque dates from 16C and can hold 10000 people. It was used by the Russians as a warehouse but became a functioning mosque again in 1991.
... br style="line-height: normal; font-family: UICTFontTextStyleBody; font-size: 17px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto;">*Andy has to go into new Khiva to buy 3 rd party car insurance. It was not possible to purchase from the UK end. It will be the same issue in many of the countries we will be visiting from now on. It costs 55000 CYM. We only have 1000 CYM notes. That's all there is in general circulation. We change 200 euros and the photo will indicate the stack of notes ...