Wadi al Kuf. Cyrenaica. Libya. View of the spectacular scenery of the Wadi al-Kuf which stretchers for about 8 kilometres in the in Akhdar Mountains or Green Mountains. The picturesque landscape of wooded cliffs is pockmarked with caves. The Libyan resistance fighters retreated to these caves during the fierce battles against the Italian forces during the Italian occupation in 1927 and 1928. The Hollywood movie Lion of the Desert starting Anthony Quinn was filmed here and it immortalized Omar Al Mokhtar who was the famous leader of the Libyan resistance.