Travel to Uzbekistan: Khiva Town: Photo 8
It's a tradition here, and not just in the countryside around the city. A Russian visitor, N. Muravyov, wrote in 1819: "In Germany I never saw such zealousness in cultivation as I did in Khiva. All the houses are encircled with canals over which small bridges are erected..."
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