The Eland

The Eland

The Eland At Maliba The Common eland is native to a number of African countries & is found in numerous national parks & reserves including in Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, South Sudan & Swaziland. In southern Africa the Common eland lives on the open plains & prefer to live in semi-arid areas with shrub-like bushes (NZG; 2015).

Lesotho Garden wins People’s Choice Award at Chelsea Flower Show

Lesotho Garden wins People’s Choice Award at Chelsea Flower Show

Lesotho Garden wins People’s Choice Award at Chelsea Flower Show   Lesotho inspired garden ‘Hope in Vulnerability’ has been voted by the British public as their favourite garden awarding Matt Keightley the People’s Choice Award at the Chelsea Flower Show 2015 (The South African; 2015).   It was designed to mimic the wild landscape of Lesotho, the landlocked African kingdom in which it works with vulnerable, HIV positive children (Daily Mail, 2015).  

Ponies in Lesotho

Ponies in Lesotho

Ponies in Lesotho The first ponies in Lesotho are said to have been captured from the roaming Griqua tribes in the early 1800s. In 1829 Chief Moorosi, whose village was perched upon what is now known as Mount Mooroosi in Lesotho, gave a pony as a gift to King Moshoeshoe. King Moshoeshoe was so taken with his pony that he brought many more into the country & pony riding rapidly took off as the main form of transport in Lesotho,…

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