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Worlds Fifth Largest Diamond Found In Lesotho

Worlds Fifth Largest Diamond Found In Lesotho

Lesotho is shining once again. The worlds fifth largest diamond has recently been found at the Letseng Mine and is the largest to date in Lesotho’s history. This 6.4-ounce rough stone is about the size of two golf balls.  The 910-carat gem diamond is the largest discovered at the mine since 2006 when the 603-carat Lesotho Promise was dug up. The diamond belongs to a category that represents less than 1% of all mined diamonds in the world and is more…

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Maluti Beer Bread Recipe

Maluti Beer Bread Recipe

What’s better than enjoying a sip of Maluti Beer ? Eating a slice of Maluti Beer Bread cake, ofcourse ! Please enjoy this recipe by Bradley Corbi Ingredients 3 cups (385g) self-raising flour (SIFTED) ¼ cup (50g) white sugar 1 can (340ml) of Maluti beer ¼ cup (57g) melted butter 2 Tsp finely chopped fresh parsley 2 Tsp finely chopped chives Preparation Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celcius or prepare indirect fire in your kettle barbecue or gas grill. Mix…

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3 Ways To Explore Ts’ehlanyane National Park

3 Ways To Explore Ts’ehlanyane National Park

Ts’ehlanyane National Park is only one of two national parks in Lesotho, and makes up an integral part of the greater Maloti/Drankensberg Transfrontier Park. The Park has an altitude ranging from 1940 to 3112 metres and is considered mostly sub-alpine. It owes its origin to the access road to the Hlotse tunnel as part of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project. This proclaimed protected pristine area lies at the junction of the Ts’ehlanyane and the Holomo rivers. Ts’ehlanyane  is located deep…

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Lesotho Ultra Trail 2017 – From The Team

Lesotho Ultra Trail 2017 – From The Team

  “Tough ultra-endurance athletes take on the Malutis Now known as one of Southern Africa’s toughest 50km and 38km courses, Lesotho Ultra Trail goes into its 5th year in 2017 attracting a top class local and international field once again. Classed as an Ultra Skymarathon© because it exceeds 45 kilometers in length and 2500 meters in vertical gain at high altitude, it’s a challenge for even the toughest of participants. Set in the towering Maluti Mountain Range at the beautiful Maliba Lodge,…

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5 Reasons You Should Visit Lesotho

5 Reasons You Should Visit Lesotho

The Mountain Kingdom Known for its vast mountain landscape, Lesotho’s lowest point ( 1400m) is the highest, lowest point in the world. It is landlocked entirely by South Africa. Lesotho is divided into three geographical regions – lowlands; following the southern banks of the Caledon and Senqu River Valley, Highlands; featuring the Drakensburg & Maluti mountain ranges and the foothills which divide the highlands and the lowlands. The highest point is the Thabana Ntlenyana Mountain (3482m).   Snow Lesotho’s weather…

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Lesotho, A Winter Wonderland

Lesotho, A Winter Wonderland

Lesotho. A country known for its majestic mountains, beautiful people, diverse heritage, rich history and also SNOW!! Winter in the southern hemisphere is rather beautiful at this time of year. Being a “Durban” girl, im used to hot days and cold nights with the occasional cold front bringing in abit of rain and absolutely no snow. It’s a good thing that Lesotho is a mere six hours away. The first snowfall of the season fell In the middle of May…

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Africa Day 2017

Africa Day 2017

The African Union declared 25 May 1963 as Africa Day after the establishment of the organization of African Unity (OAU) and includes countries in Africa that have fought and freed themselves from European colonisers. Thus every year after, Africa Day is celebrated to mark the freedom and independence of these countries with its headquarters situated in Addis Abbaba, Ethiopia. Celebrations across the continent and globe have grown in recent years with the popularity of concerts, gala dinners and festivals to…

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The Road To Mats’o….

The Road To Mats’o….

The Road To Mats’o…. The Maliba Mobile Clinic made a trip to Mats’o Village. Due to the road conditions the Mobile Clinic caravan was unable to travel and the members of the Clinic were forced to use a Bakkie rather to transport the nurses and medical supplies.

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