Stone throwing in Lesotho is luckily something that most travellers to the mountain Kingdom will never experience. Even so, it is an unpleasant situation for travellers and one that the LTDC (Lesotho Tourism Development Corporation) is diligently trying to stamp out.
For those that may not know, the LTDC is charged with a mandate to promote Lesotho as a preferred tourist destination, locally, regionally and internationally.
The authorities are aware of the benefits of tourism and are taking steps to prevent these kinds of incidents from happening in the future. Below is an extract from a letter written by the LTDC to a traveller who experienced such an incident. Read more