Photo of the Day

a man seated on stairs in his home in Libya
March 2, 2013

Traditional Home, Libya

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

Kasim Abdu Salaam Habib, 39, opens his lovingly decorated 600-year-old home to foreign tourists in Ghadames in western Libya. The house needs repairs, and visitors are scarce these days. But Habib is optimistic. "I want to see Libya as a democracy," he says.

See more pictures from the February 2013 feature story "New Old Libya."


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Photograph by George Steinmetz, National Geographic

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