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Matmata is the name of a Berber tribe which was later given to the town.
This town has a lot of troglodite "houses", htat consit of a courtyard, 5 to 10 metres deep from which a labrynth of small rooms for sleeping, grain storage and family gatherings are cut into the soft rock and interconnected by narrow passageways.
From the house taht i visited peolple say us Welcome with some Tea and bread to eat and talk about the live on Matmata...

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  • Copyright: Raquel Leite (StaLL) (90)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2006-07-11
  • Categories: Daily Life
  • Exposure: f/6.3, 1/800 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
  • Date Submitted: 2006-07-21 7:20
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