Maliba Lodge Celebrates The Opening Of The New Main Lodge After considerable perseverance over the past 15 months, Maliba Lodge takes great pride in announcing the completion, and opening of the newly constructed Main Lodge.
Maliba Main Lodge Going Well! With the roof completed the focus turned to completing the building and the finishing touches.
Basotho blankets, a southern Africa mainstay, gain attention in fashion circles Basotho blankets, a traditional cover-up in Lesotho, are being refashioned for modern tastes. Above, the blankets come in some fanciful designs and colours. Aranda Blankets
The BaSotho live in round huts, developed over centuries to accommodate the extreme and fast-changing mountain weather that Lesotho is exposed to.
Besotho staff filed out onto the deck under the veranda and performed 4 traditional songs for their guests, to the background accompaniment of an early afternoon thunderstorm.
Nowadays the Basotho tribal blanket is such a common sight in Lesotho, that tourists tend to assume that it was a local invention. However, its origins can be traced back to the European traders and missionaries as far back as the 1800s. The popularity and assimilation of the blankets by the Basotho people can be traced back to one single incident.