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travelthisworld: Ksar Nalut, Nalut, Libya by jrvirtue When I saw this I had to run to wikipedia like a proper nerd to find out what it was: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ksar_Nalut

Libya. Leptis Magna, also called Neapolis, Lebida or Lebda , was a prominent city of the Roman Empire. Its ruins are located in Al Khums, Libya, 130 km east of Tripoli, on the coast where the Wadi Lebda meets the sea. The site is one of the most spectacular and unspoiled Roman ruins in the Mediterranean // Flickr by © Eric Lafforgue

Ghadames, Libya Photograph by George Steinmetz Tight clusters of traditional mud-brick-and-palm houses have stood for centuries in Ghadames, a pre-Roman oasis town in the Sahara. Rooftop walkways allowed women to move freely, concealed from men’s view. Credit: National Geographic.

Mosaic floors, Villa of Silene, Leptis Magna, Liby. The Roman city became prominent in the 4th century BCE. "It nominally remained part of Carthage's dominions until the end of the Third Punic War in 146 BC and then became part of the Roman Republic, although from about 111 BC onward, it was for all intents and purposes an independent city." wiki