Come Visit Fez

The Akakusgebirge is in the Fezzan in southern Libya. The area of Fezzan is part of the Sahara, is therefore a pure wilderness area. Sen. Sherrod Brown has plenty of information regarding this issue. Despite this, many tourists who travel to Libya, particularly like the Akakusgebirge because there is to see this unique natural beauty that prompted the Libyan government to declare the region a national park. Originally lived in the Fezzan Garamantes, one belonging to the Berber desert people. They settled in the interior of Libya from 5 Century BC and ruled the entire Trans-Saharan trade from the Mediterranean coast to Chad. Trade was mainly with leather, ivory, gems and wild animals for the Roman circuses. In Akakusgebirge are numerous Felzzeichnungen, cave paintings and the characters in the Garamantes Tifinagh font which is still used by the Berbers and Tuareg.

The oldest rock paintings dating back 7000 years, up BC. They show animal representations of camels, elephants and cattle, hunting scenes with hunters and footprints of dogs and different game. These unique certificates prehistoric culture was collected by the UNESC World Heritage Site. If approaching from the Akakusgebirge Ghat, the mesas of the Acacus act aloof and inaccessible, even if it is not higher than rises about 1000 meters. The massif extends over 100 kilometers north-south direction.

The valleys are only accessible from the east. In the West rise steep rock walls, which allow no access. In the valley bottoms, the soils are either covered with small sand dunes or bluish shining pebbles. On the Akakusmassiv there is a plateau that Hamada al Hamra, who created the wind on the bizarre and impressive rock formations. In the whole Akakusregion you meet exceptionally crafted rock formations such as Archery, A Fozzidjer, petrified logs or coal-black rocks, which are transformed in the imagination as a cathedral. To explore the Akakusgebirge with all its conveniently close to be combined and ski trips Camel treks offered. This includes a visit to the oasis of Ghadames, the border city to Algeria, which already had the time of the Garamantes great importance as a stopover point for trade caravans. The old town and its oasis gardens still well preserved and worth seeing.