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A Carpet Ride to Khiva

Seven Years on the Silk Road

Christopher Aslan Alexander


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An unique travel memoir about one of the world's most enchanting but least-known countries.

Icon Books, 9781848311497, 334pp.

Publication Date: October 19, 2010

About the Author

Chris Aslan Alexander: Christopher Aslan Alexander was born in Turkey and grew up in war-torn Beirut. After university he moved to Central Asia. While writing a guidebook about Khiva, he fell in love with this desert oasis boasting the most homogeneous example of Islamic architecture in the world, and stayed.