We woke up in our reasonable hotel in the town of Nukus in Karakalpakstan; an autonymous republic of Uzbekistan. The Karakalpak are ethnically diferent to Uzbeks. They have more mongolian features.
This is the courtyard in front of the Alloquli Khan Medrassa (right) and the Muhammad Amin Inog Medressa (left). The oriental medieval city is like something from a fairy tale. It is a real-life backdrop to exotic legends of romance, merchants, magic, princesses and skulduggery.