13. Physical Labor
In order to get the project going and finished within budget, most of the excavation was done by hand. The walls are known to have axe marks from all of the previous inhabitants; just like any modern homes, occupants updated and modeled the cave to suit their individual needs. Imagine stepping into a cave with that much history and being able to sleep where the spirits of our ancestors resonate. Angelo took on the project himself, doing 100% of the labor by hand. The man pictured with him is one of the many interviewers interested in documenting his cave-restoration journey.