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Things to see in Lesotho – Katse Dam

Things to see in Lesotho – Katse Dam

The Story Of Katse Dam   The Katse Dam, built high in the Maluti Mountains and named after a revered man who once lived at the site, is at the heart of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project. This is the land of the “blanket people”, who ride their sturdy ponies, build picturesque houses and greet visitors with a dignified salute (Go Lesotho; 2014) .  All the major rivers of landlocked Lesotho are well-stocked with the finest trout, and with the exception of…

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New virtual tours added to the Maliba website

New virtual tours added to the Maliba website

Another visit by Andrew Martens, with his special chopper, to take more high altitude photos of the snow capped mountains at Maliba Mountain Lodge. Three new videos have been added this time. The High altitude snow shot – showing the snow on the mountain peaks around Maliba. The High altitude Black pools – showing the snow on the mountains well and gives the feeling of being tucked away in the mountains and park Low altitude Black pools – A Closer…

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Get Lost in Lesotho – Maliba Road Trip

Get Lost in Lesotho – Maliba Road Trip

Get Lost in Lesotho.. ‘We need to promote Lesotho as a whole – as its own destination.’ These were the words of my wife who is the marketing manager for Maliba Mountain Lodge, a 5 star lodge in the mountains of Lesotho. She was referring to the fact that Lesotho is one of the lesser known destinations on the tourism map – even for us South Africans. It is generally seen as a country which is hard to get to…

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Bird Watching In Lesotho

Bird Watching In Lesotho

Birding in Lesotho will come as a fascinating and surprising entertainment for all the bird lovers as well as ordinary tourists from all over the world, who will be able to view its astonishing variety and beauty first hand. Lesotho is shelters an impressive number of species of birds. Over 300 varieties have been recorded in the country and vary from residents, that stay all year around, to breeding birds, that spend a good part of the growing season in…

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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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Lesotho a photographers dream

Lesotho a photographers dream

Africa never ceases to amaze me. Over thirty years of living on this continent and there are still surprises to be had and many roads to be more travelled. And so it was when my husband and I travelled to Lesotho for the first time for a weekend at Maliba Mountain Lodge.

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