5 Reasons You Should Visit Lesotho

5 Reasons You Should Visit Lesotho

The Mountain Kingdom Known for its vast mountain landscape, Lesotho’s lowest point ( 1400m) is the highest, lowest point in the world. It is landlocked entirely by South Africa. Lesotho is divided into three geographical regions – lowlands; following the southern banks of the Caledon and Senqu River Valley, Highlands; featuring the Drakensburg & Maluti mountain ranges and the foothills which divide the highlands and the lowlands. The highest point is the Thabana Ntlenyana Mountain (3482m).   Snow Lesotho’s weather…

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Louis Vuitton’s latest Basotho Blanket Inspired Range

Louis Vuitton’s latest Basotho Blanket Inspired Range

Basotho Blankets, a traditional item worn by the native people of Lesotho and also westernised by Louis Vuitton as a 21st century fashion piece. Each design on the Basotho blanket and the way it is worn has rich cultural heritage for the people of Lesotho and retails for not more than R1000. Recently launched in their 2017 mens catalogue, Louis Vuitton has managed to take this design and produce a R33000 shirt.  The design on the shirt is a blue…

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Lesotho, A Winter Wonderland

Lesotho, A Winter Wonderland

Lesotho. A country known for its majestic mountains, beautiful people, diverse heritage, rich history and also SNOW!! Winter in the southern hemisphere is rather beautiful at this time of year. Being a “Durban” girl, im used to hot days and cold nights with the occasional cold front bringing in abit of rain and absolutely no snow. It’s a good thing that Lesotho is a mere six hours away. The first snowfall of the season fell In the middle of May…

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Africa Day 2017

Africa Day 2017

The African Union declared 25 May 1963 as Africa Day after the establishment of the organization of African Unity (OAU) and includes countries in Africa that have fought and freed themselves from European colonisers. Thus every year after, Africa Day is celebrated to mark the freedom and independence of these countries with its headquarters situated in Addis Abbaba, Ethiopia. Celebrations across the continent and globe have grown in recent years with the popularity of concerts, gala dinners and festivals to…

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Accommodation within National Parks in Africa

Accommodation within National Parks in Africa

1.    Maliba Lodge Maliba Lodge is the first and only 5-star lodge situated in the heart of the Tsehlanyane national park which is located in Lesotho, or better known as the ‘Mountain Kingdom’. Hiking in the National Park is an absolute must as this allows guests to experience the wild life, which includes eland, vultures and jackals, and the breath taking views of the Maluti Mountains. Dinosaur footprint tours is another exciting activity offered at Maliba Lodge as Lesotho is…

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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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