- Libya is two and a half times bigger than Texas and 90% desert
- Alcohol is banned, but there's smuggled booze and bokha, distilled from dates, figs
- Gasoline is cheaper than water in this oil rich but extremely dry Sahara nation
- Ancient ruins from the Greek and Roman eras are spectacular
(CNN)Following Libya's revolution, oil production has been restored and the country has slipped from the front pages.