17th Day: Turkmenabat, 17 August 2008

10:00 Departure from Turkmenabat and passage in Uzbekistan with destination Bukhara.

17:00 Arrive in Bukhara. Visit to historical centre of city, where we recorded the followings: the mosque Lyabi-hauz (1620) in which has big reservoir of water, which contributes considerably in the reduction of temperature in environment space, the group of Kalon of minaret (1127), with the mosque of (16th century) and Mi-Arab Medresesi in the central square.

The visit little before the nightfall in this space coincides with the hour of prayer in the orthogonal courtyard of mosque. In the centre of courtyard is a mulberry tree, which functions beneficially in the protection of building, as his deep roots assemble underground waters limiting him amounting humidity from the horizon.

22:00 Overnight in Bukhara.