African shoestrings – South Africa Day Sixteen

The rest of our journey in Lesotho passed without incident as we passed the odd town, which appeared more western than those we had seen in the Malealea area, but still dusty and neglected and yet somehow thriving and functional! As it was Sunday a lot of the locals tend to dress in their best … Continue reading African shoestrings – South Africa Day Sixteen

African shoestrings – Lesotho Day Fifteen

That tricky river crossing was the final challenge and can you believe it wee stopped for lunch about ten minutes from there! We just wanted to get it over and done with! David & Clement had been unable to talk to each other as much because of David having to spend a fair amount of … Continue reading African shoestrings – Lesotho Day Fifteen

African shoestrings – Lesotho Day Thirteen

David & Clement talked incessantly amongst themselves in SeSotho. To us of course it was rabble of noise punctuated by frequent loud hearty African laughs. What they were talking about was anyone's guess. Normally on these treks, one guide is enough for six people but as we and Olive and Petra had booked separately somehow … Continue reading African shoestrings – Lesotho Day Thirteen

African shoestrings – Lesotho Day Twelve

Somehow we made progress until we reached the river crossing about an hour in. In fact it wasn't actually the river crossing that was the problem, it was the steep, narrow, rocky path that zig zaged down the side of a small gorge at an angle that would make you think twice about walking down … Continue reading African shoestrings – Lesotho Day Twelve