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Photos from Matmata, Tunisia

 

berber-tent / Berbert tent outside classic troglodyte pit home, used to escape the desert's extremes of heat and cold

berber-woman / Berber woman in troglodyte pit home, built as a refuge from the desert's extremes of heat and cold

hotel-sidi-driss / Front entrace of the dank but cheap Hotel Sidi Driss, as seen in the original Star Wars movie

sidi-driss-bar / Bar in underground Hotel Sidi Driss, used in the Star Wars movies as Luke Skywalker's home

sidi-driss-hotel-room / Dank, unattractive room in Hotel Sidi Driss, used in the Star Wars movies as Luke Skywalker's home

sidi-driss-overhead / Overhead, above-ground view of Hotel Sidi Driss, used in the Star Wars movies as Luke Skywalker's home

sidi-driss-restaurant / Restaurant in Hotel Sidi Driss, used in the Star Wars movies as Luke Skywalker's home

sidi-driss-skywalker-home / The underground Hotel Sidi Driss, used in the Star Wars movies as Luke Skywalker's home

sidi-driss-star-wars / Hotel Sidi Driss, basically pits dug into the earth, used in the Star Wars movies as Luke Skywalker's home

sidi-driss-tatooine / Hotel Sidi Driss, used in the Star Wars movies as Luke Skywalker's home on Tatooine

sidi-driss-underground / The underground hotel Sidi Driss, used in the Star Wars movies as Luke Skywalker's home

troglodyte-pit-home / Busload of Spanish tourists visits troglodyte pit home, originally built by Berbers to escape the desert's extremes of heat and cold

troglodyte-pit-home-exterior / Exterior of troglodyte pit home, originally built by Berbers to escape the desert's extremes of heat and cold

troglodyte-pit-home-interior / Interior of troglodyte pit home, originally built by Berbers to escape the desert's extremes of heat and cold

 

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