Ghadamès in Libya is known as the ‘pearl of the desert’ because of its bright white lime washed walls. The entire city is made from either rammed earth or adobe forming a labyrinth of enclosed streets that stay cool in the hot summers.
The adobe city of Ghadames
A labyrinth of enclosed streets maintain a cool space in the summer and warm in the freezing winters
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