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Ford Ranger launched at Maliba Mountain Lodge

Ford Ranger launched at Maliba Mountain Lodge

There are 3 things Lesotho is not short of, Water, Rocks and Mountains. Mix all these together and you have a recipe for some stunning scenic 4×4 trails. Ford Motor Company South Africa recently decided to put the All New Ford Ranger through its paces in the mountain kingdom. “Everything about the new Ranger is new, says Ford, after 30’000 computer models and a million kilometers of extreme-climate testing in 15 countries, including Lesotho, with its unique combination of altitude,…

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Lesotho Tourism – The way forward for sustainable economic freedom

Lesotho Tourism – The way forward for sustainable economic freedom

Lesotho is a land of contrasts High unemployment Many people live on less than  a $1 a day More than 30% of the Adult population has HIV A lack of development and natural resource’s And yet it is a country with a unique beauty unlike any other! Pristine natural environment unpolluted mountains and streams Friendly Basotho people  who enjoy a  simple subsistence living Wide open spaces and a complete absence of over development

4×4 Offroad Adventure Club – Ten Year Celebrations

4×4 Offroad Adventure Club – Ten Year Celebrations

What a function! If you missed it, sorry for you. It was awesome. Thanks for all of the 80+ families that took the time to come out and celebrate with us on the evening. We were hosted by Hans Steinkopf (Dealer Principle) and his crew from the newly created Halfway Toyota Honeydew organization. They spoilt us with a stunning venue, great warm soup and 2 curries as well as the honour to experience the unveiling of the new FJ Land…

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Surfing in Durban to Skiing in Lesotho!

Surfing in Durban to Skiing in Lesotho!

It was a week which started with surfing the Durban waves and ended with skiing in Lesotho. And neatly sandwiched in the middle was a close encounter with a herd of elephant. There are not many holiday destinations where you can spice up your life with such variety. It started with a perfect winters day spent on the Durban beachfront, surfing the waves on my long board which others disdainfully call “the ship.”  The next day I made the two-and-half…

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Lunch fit for a King

Lunch fit for a King

The reigning King of Lesotho, had challenged our chief (Dwain Elliott – left of picture) that he will only agree to having his photo taken, on condition that he was satisfied with the food of which he described as “incredible!”

Maliba Lodge 4×4 Trails with Roads to Roam Adventure Holidays

Maliba Lodge 4×4 Trails with Roads to Roam Adventure Holidays

Through one of the off-road forums, I heard that Maliba Lodge wanted to investigate the 4×4 trails in their area and offered my assistance. All was set up and pretty soon I headed for Ts’ehlanyane National Park to boldly go where no vehicle has gone before. At the time I did not know how true those words would be! The original plan was to explore the tracks in two vehicles, but due to an unfortunate mishap, the second vehicle had…

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