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Last residents hold on in Tunisia's underground houses
In the arid valleys of southern Tunisia's Djebel Dahar region, people have lived for centuries in underground houses whose earthen casing provides protection against searing summer heat and winter winds.
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A general view of troglodyte houses in Matmata, Tunisia.... more
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MATMATA, Tunisia
A general view of troglodyte houses in Matmata, Tunisia. In the arid valleys of southern Tunisia's Djebel Dahar region, people have lived for centuries in underground houses whose earthen casing provides protection against searing summer heat and winter winds. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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Latifa Ben Yahia, 38, prepares vegetables to cook in... more
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Ahlem, four, climbs up a wall to reach her rabbit's... more
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Saliha Mohamedi, 36, fills a bowl from her water storage... more
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Mustapha, 54, a farmer, sits in the corridor of his... more
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Tunisian tourists watch as Saliha Mohamedi, 36, walks... more
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A zaouia stands near to troglodyte houses on the outskirts... more
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Mounjia, 43, leads her donkey towards her troglodyte... more
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A Berber woman and her sister ride a donkey on the... more
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Saliha Mohamedi, 36, walks outside her troglodyte house... more
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Saliha Mohamedi, 36, sits with her children at their... more
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Saliha Mohamedi, 36, grinds wheat at her troglodyte... more
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Mounjia, 60, weaves carpet at her troglodyte home in... more
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Saliha Mohamedi, 36, hangs washing at her troglodyte... more
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Saliha Mohamedi, 36, talks with her daughters after... more
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Aicha, 64, lays olives out to dry on the outskirts... more
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Mariem, 89, sits outside of her troglodyte house on... more
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A cat sits inside a troglodyte house in Matmata, Tunisia.... more
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Mounjia, 60, poses for photograph in the kitchen of... more
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Saliha Mohamedi, 36, looks out from the kitchen of... more
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Samar, 18, and Latifa Ben Yahia, 38, (C) shell peas... more
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Tayeb, 76, sits inside his troglodyte home in Matmata,... more
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A pair of shoes hang on the wall of a troglodyte house... more
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Mounjia, 60, serves brunch to her husband Tayeb, 76,... more
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