Tourism Region of Lesotho
Visit to Katse Dam Losotho June 2011
We entered Lesotho at the Ficksburg Border Post and found Customs on both sides very pleasant.Upon entering Lesotho we found a total absence of sign posts so make sure that you know exactly where you are going!The drive from the Border Post to the Dam is magificient but one needs to excercise caution as the roads in Winter can be dangereous.We stayed over-night at the "Orion Lodge Katse"which turned out to be nothing other than the original construction camp accommodation.Although clean it was very cramped and unsuitable for the rates charged.Meals were very mediocre.Visiting hours of tour of...see more
City of Lesotho
Maseru is the capital of Lesotho. It is also the capital of the Maseru District. Located on the Caledon River, bordering South Africa, Maseru is Lesotho's only sizable city.Sprawling MASERU, the nation's capital and only big town, spills east from the Caledon River, which marks the border with South Africa. Maseru was established by the British in 1869 as the administrative centre for newly annexed Basotholand, but Britain put as little effort into developing Maseru as it did the rest of the country, no doubt expecting it to become just a minor South African town when Basotholand was incorpora...see more
Town of Sani Pass
Noticed that there was no litter in or around the town, loved that! We spent one night at St James, friends of ours had never been to Lesotho, so we gave them a little taste of what it's like. They loved it, which made our trip all the more enjoyable!
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