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Libyan Cafe

Somehow Ghaddafi was persuaded to allow one single café to set up shop in the old city .This is what Ghadames would look like if it were allowed to live, if the indigenous Berber culture were not being erased by the regime. Source http://www.michaeltotten.com/archives/000641.html

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Traditional Libyan Home

This is what the inside of a traditional Ghadames house looks like. A family still owns and keeps up this house as a showpiece, but they are no longer allowed to live in it. Imagine being forced out of your own house by the state and shepherded into a concrete compound. Source http://www.michaeltotten.com/archives/000641.html Technorati Tags: […]

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