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Check Out Libya's Underground Cave Houses

Tasbeeh Herwees

Libyan Berbers in the Nafusa Mountains used to live in cave houses dug out vertically in the ground. During the 2011 revolution, many families used the empty homes as refuge from the fighting. One man now operates many of the abandoned homes and rents them out to tourists. He even has plans to dig out some new houses for an underground cave hotel.

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