Carpets of Central Asia, part I

Central Asia is full of mysteries and wonders. Streaching from the Caspian Sea in the west to China in the east and from Afghanistan in the south to Russia in the north, the region is composed of five republics of the former Soviet Union: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan with a total population of about 66 million.