Peter's Pocket Guide - Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan is a truly remarkable country. Located in the middle of the Central Asian 'stans, Uzbekistan is bordered by Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Afghanistan.
The Guide is aimed at people who are planning to visit Uzbekistan for the first and possibly only time.
Most tours to Uzbekistan will start in the capital Tashkent and the go on to Khiva, Bukhara and Samarkand.
The country is a rich source of history from early conquerors, such as Genghis Khan and Temur (Tamerlane), to the espionage 'games' played out between Russia and Britian in the 18th and 19th centuries.