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About Lesotho

Geography

Lesotho is a small, independent nation about the size of Belgium. It is located in the middle of Southern Africa, completely surrounded by South Africa. It is known as "the Mountain Kingdom", with many peaks well over 3000m, and the highest "lowest" point of any country in the world at over 1000m.

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History

Although it is a young independent nation, Lesotho’s history goes back millions of years. The first king, Moshoeshoe the Great, forged the Basotho nation.

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Flora & Fauna

Lesotho is a mountain Kingdom, and high altitudes support fewer but more specialised species. The alpine flora is exciting, with species such as the strange Spiral Aloe.

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People & Culture

The Basotho people have developed a unique culture. As one of the few African tribes living in a mountainous environment, they have made many adaptations to their conditions

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Beliefs & customs

The following is but a meagre account of the many superstitions, beliefs, customs and practices still common in the different parts of Basutoland.

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Bushman Paintings and Dinosaur Footprints

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Bushmen
Bushman Paintings
Bushman Paintings
Animal Bushmen Paintings
Animal Bushmen Paintings
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Hiking, Cycling and 4x4ing

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Gorge Walk
Rafting
Rafting
Cycling and 4x4
Cycling and 4x4
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Pony Trekking - Overnight

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Relaxing
Packed Horses
Packed Horses
Refuelling at Stop
Refuelling at Stop
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Pony Trekking

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Pony Trekking in Lesotho
Tourist on Pony Trek
Tourist on Pony Trek
River Pony Walk
River Pony Walk
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Assorted Lesotho Photographs

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Cart and Pumkin
Oxbow River
Oxbow River
Sani Village
Sani Village
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Lesotho Photographs

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