"LESOTHO. THE KINGDOM OF THE SKY" Top 5 Page for this destination Lesotho by zindara

Lesotho Travel Guide: 311 reviews and 862 photos

This small, high and mountain Kingdom in the middle of South Africa, has a lot to offer to visitors.
Not only for trekking in the Maluti and Drankensberg mountain peaks, but also to admire its waterfalls, dinosaur footprints, bushman paintings, explore nature with pony-trekking… But one of the best things in Lesotho is people: Friendly Basotho people that populate these highlands.

Lesotho is not a developed country, but due to this, it has a lot of charm. You can feel real African essence. I spent there three days and only met one white man, something you are not used at all in Europe. But everybody was so friendly, helpful, talkative… I have beautiful memories of those children dressed in old tore clothes I met in Malealea Lodge (see Accommodations), those women making tapestry “in the old way”, that old man I met in Maseru, and those hundreds of children that wave me up and smiled while driving throughout the country…

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  • Last visit to Lesotho: Aug 2001
  • Intro Updated May 29, 2003
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  • 2-day's Profile Photo
    Feb 28, 2007 at 3:31 AM

    great tips! thanks. going to Lesotho next week! Martin

  • Jenniflower's Profile Photo
    Jan 5, 2005 at 11:24 AM

    Thanks for your info and pics etc. You have seen and appreciate what is important to see and appreciate... the people of Africa.

  • damaris05's Profile Photo
    Aug 15, 2004 at 2:54 PM

    I bet you loved it there. You speak so fondly of the people; that's great, you people-person!

  • Apr 20, 2004 at 6:39 AM

    its a great site and i'll sure get used to the language in no time

  • pepples46's Profile Photo
    May 29, 2003 at 2:24 AM

    excellent information and pics, the kids are so beautiful. thanks for sharing Maria

  • agarcia's Profile Photo
    May 25, 2003 at 3:31 AM

    This sounds to me like and awesome travel! Excellent info and pictures! Me encanta el travelogue lingüístico;-)

  • SumTingWong's Profile Photo
    May 24, 2003 at 5:43 PM

    Awesome page, I learned a lot. It is a must read for anyone going to Lesothso. The language lesson was great and your photos are fantastic. Well done!!!

  • gale.blog.pl's Profile Photo
    May 22, 2003 at 9:02 AM

    I found this page extremely interesting. It's a really good job what you've done here, it was a pleasure to rate your tips!

  • malinaberg's Profile Photo
    May 21, 2003 at 8:54 AM

    Right on, Im definitely going there!

  • daddygila's Profile Photo
    May 21, 2003 at 8:17 AM

    Excellent job on Lesotho!!!! I know I wouldn't be able to find it on a map.


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