Lesotho Ultra Trail Press release 2016

Lesotho Ultra Trail Press release 2016

Lesotho trail run gathers huge international field On Saturday the 26th November 2016, Lesotho Ultra Trail is expecting its largest field on the start line as it enters its fourth year, in addition to athletes from 11 different countries across the globe.  “The race has always been a sell-out, but this year we have operated an efficient substitution procedure which means that those who have been forced to withdraw have been quickly replaced,” said Andrew Booth, Race Director. Equally exciting are the…

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Lesotho Ultra Trail 2016

Lesotho Ultra Trail 2016

The Maluti Mountains The Lesotho Ultra Trail (LUT) is Africa’s First Ultra Sky marathon which takes place in the heart of the Maluti Mountains. The Lesotho Highlands consists of some the best terrain in the world for high altitude running, this is why competitors from all over the world flock to participate in this annual event. As the years go by, the race is growing in popularity and this year’s LUT event is promised to bigger and better than ever. …

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Christmas in Lesotho: 6 Beautiful Adventures to Discover

Christmas in Lesotho: 6 Beautiful Adventures to Discover

Christmas in Lesotho: 6 Beautiful Adventures to Discover Call it ‘small but mighty’ and you won’t be wrong. Welcome to Lesotho, Southern Africa’s “jewel of inestimable value”. This is a stunning country in many ramifications, and if you’re looking to doing something different this season, Lesotho is the way to go. For an unforgettable Christmas in Lesotho, here are 6 beautiful adventures to discover as we countdown to Christmas (Egwuonwu; 2015). 1.   Sehlabathebe National Park The Sehlabathebe National Park is…

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12 Reasons Why Traveling Is Beneficial For Kids

12 Reasons Why Traveling Is Beneficial For Kids

12 Reasons Why Traveling Is Beneficial For Kids   Traveling with children, especially with the younger ones, can be very intimidating. You never really know how they would act once you are out there (will they cry or shout?). Plus, you have to deal with the extra weight in the form of diapers, bottles, formula and a whole bunch of baby essentials (Trekeffect; 2015). My family’s first real out-of-town trip was on a beautiful but secluded island in the Philippines. It…

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Top 10 Places To Visit In Lesotho

Top 10 Places To Visit In Lesotho

Although a small country, Lesotho boasts an assortment of fantastic attractions that tourists can visit and discover the history and heritage of both the Basotho people and the Mountain Kingdom.   1.   Tse’hlanyane National Park This National Park is as underrated as it is underused. This is the largest park in Lesotho and no other place is about as far away from it all as Ts’ehlanyane. This Lesotho Northern Park protects a beautiful high-altitude, 5600-hectare patch of rugged wilderness, including…

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More Than Just A Trophy

More Than Just A Trophy

More Than Just A Trophy  The Maliba Community Development Trust partnered with local youth leaders and hosted a soccer Tournament between the Ts’ehlanyane , Pela Tsoeu and Kota communities, three local communities who benefit from the work of the Maliba Trust.  

Lesotho Ultra Trail 2015

Lesotho Ultra Trail 2015

Lesotho Ultra Trail 2015 Lesotho Ultra Trail 2015, Africa’s first Ultra SkyMarathon®, established itself further as one of Southern Africa’s premiere trail races this past weekend. Hosted at the tranquil Maliba Lodge in Tsehlanyane National Park, this year’s event attracted a field of 160 athletes for the final race of the South African Skyrunner® Series. Sponsored by The North Face and Metropilitan Lesotho, the race was described as world class by many of its participants.    

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