The interior of a "damous", a dwelling carved into Libya's arid Nafusa mountains, in Gharyan town.

Libya's underground homes wait for tourism revival

Gharyan's unique underground houses were hewn into the mountainside centuries ago, and many lie abandoned, but residents of the Libyan town are hoping tourism can help restore their heritage.

Gharyan's unique underground houses were hewn into the mountainside centuries ago, and many lie abandoned, but residents of the Libyan town are hoping tourism can help restore their heritage.