Sahara – Libya’s Forbidden Deserts

The Sahara is the largest hot desert in the world, and the third largest after Antarctica and the Arctic.    It spans an enormous area of 3.6million square miles – about the size of China or the USA.     There is also Waw and Namus volcano.   It means "oasis of mosquitoes", a reference to the… Continue reading Sahara – Libya’s Forbidden Deserts

Sahara – Wadi Takarkori region

The Wadi Takarkori region where the discovery was made is already being described as an “untapped treasure” with hundreds of sites awaiting excavation. Tafuri and her colleague Savino di Lernia began excavating the archaeological site between 2003 and 2006.  Other archaeologists have also uncovered huts, animal bones and pots with traces of the earliest fermented… Continue reading Sahara – Wadi Takarkori region