[VIDEO] Egypt’s Hotel Made of SaltPosted: June 1, 2014
There’s an interesting article about this here. From the YouTube Summary: Egypt has traditionally attracted tourists with its ancient monuments and beach resorts, but Siwa Valley, a remote oasis in the west of the country, is an Egyptian tourist destination with a difference.
Its main landmark is salt. Locals use it not just for cooking, but also as building material for everything from candle holders to an entire hotel.
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