Lesotho celebrates His Majesty King Letsie III’s 51st Birthday On the 17th of July, one of our directors, Stephen Phakisi, had the honor of being invited to His Majesty King Letsie III’s 51st birthday held in Mokhotlong in Lesotho.
The “Roof of Africa” circular route should not be confused with the endurance race of the same name, as it refers to a complete circuit/loop encompassing the towns of Mokhotlong, Thaba-Tseka, Katse Dam, Pitseng, Butha-Buthe and Oxbow.
The first day we went East along the Mateanong valley. The second day we went NE up the Mangaung valley and on the last day we drove North up to the village of Tlanyaku following the beautiful Senqu river towards its source. During this time we clothed approximately 2500-3000 people. At each village we also shared the Gospel and prayed for the villagers.
Ever wondered where to go camping in Lesotho? Here is some advise and a non-exhaustive list, including GPS co-ordinates of many campsites available all around Lesotho.
The High Altitude Summer Marathon (HASM) is a road running event held annually in the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho. The first race was run in 2003, under the name of the “Mokhotlong City Marathon”. It started as a 32.2km race initiated by Mr Kokolia Mokonyana, the Secretary General of the Lesotho Amateur Athletics Association (LAAA).
The Lesotho based Letšeng diamond mine does it again. This time unearthing an “exceptional” 196-carat rough white diamond that stretches a dazzling 3cm (1.18 inches) across.
Fishing in Lesotho is one of the more popular Lesotho activities and not without good reason. As it offers plenty of excitement for the angler and can be undertaken at numerous sites around the mountain Kingdom. The areas are remote, with difficult access and very few people, as a result fishing pressure is very light and you will have unlimited kilometres of rivers all for yourself.