Photos of Khiva

Here are some photos of our trip to Khiva, Uzbekistan:

Police cut out cars to get guilty drivers to slow down when they spot a police car ahead

Police cut out cars to get guilty drivers to slow down when they spot a police car ahead

Big potholes and sand drifts on the way to Khiva

Big potholes and sand drifts on the way to Khiva

Bridge on road to Khiva - shared between trains and road users - there was a police man waving road traffic through, but it did feel strange

Bridge on road to Khiva – shared between trains and road users – there was a police man waving road traffic through, but it did feel strange

We eventually found out hotel outside one of the main ancient city gates, hot, tired, dusty and sweaty – quick shower, lots of cold water and I set off to explore while the lighting was beautiful. More info in our Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva post https://2slowspeeds.com/2014/08/16/samarkand-bukhara-and-khiva/ .

West gate of the ancient, heritage listed Ichan Kala, the walled inner city of Khiva

West gate of the ancient, heritage listed Ichan Kala, the walled inner city of Khiva

Kaltar Minar minaret, Ichan Kala

Kaltar Minar minaret, Ichan Kala

The flat ceiling of the small Juma mosque is supported by 215 wooden pillars

The flat ceiling of the small Juma mosque is supported by 215 wooden pillars

Stunning green dome in Ichan Kala, Khiva, Uzbekistan

Stunning green dome in Ichan Kala, Khiva, Uzbekistan

Street vendors sell line the streets of Itchan Kala and sell all sorts of goods including fur hats - Khiva, Uzbekistan

Street vendors sell line the streets of Itchan Kala and sell all sorts of goods including fur hats – Khiva, Uzbekistan

– Anne

4 comments on “Photos of Khiva

  1. Pingback: Photos of Khiva and Turkmenistan finally uploaded | 2slowspeeds

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  3. The photos are fabulous…so clear against the vivid blue sky. What camera do you use? Hope you are enjoying your R & R although I expect the jobs are keeping you busy. Hugs XX

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