An abandoned ksar, or fortified village, keeps a lonely

5/23/2021, 6:07:00 AM
An abandoned ksar, or fortified village, keeps a lonely vigil in the barren landscape of the Grand Erg Occidental, Algeria. This ksar was made with stones rather than mud brick. It is unusually well preserved, and all that remains of at era that was once verdant enough to support human settlement. From my newest book THE HUMAN PLANET, autographed copies available via link in IG bio . Photographer đź“· @geosteinmetz

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