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General: Lesotho

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Lesotho Basutoland was renamed the Kingdom of Lesotho after it was granted independence from the UK in 1966. It is a pretty small country of only 30,355 sq km and there is no natural surface water in the form of lakes or rivers which also makes life more challenging for the population. The ... Read review

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AdvantagesA beautiful country scenically

DisadvantagesNot a lot ofspecific 'sights' and road are poor

"Lesotho Basutoland was renamed the Kingdom of Lesotho after it was granted independence from the UK in 1966. It is a pretty small country of only 30,355 sq km and there is no natural surface water in the form of lakes or rivers which also makes life more challenging for the population. The entire country is pretty high at an average of three thousand feet and the highest point is Thabana Ntlenyana at 3,482 m. The population is mainly Basotho (97%) ..." Read review
07.12.2012

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Community Level 2LeilaR

LeilaR

Lesotho, the Mountain Kingdom

AdvantagesJust stunning!

DisadvantagesCan rain alot.

"Lesotho, the Mountain Kingdom This beautiful, land-locked Kingdom in the east of South Africa is an incredible place. The entire Kingdom is 1000m above sea level, and is beautiful, as are the people. From the border crossing all the way to Malealea people were smiling and waving to us, all though they were then hesitant and nervous when we stopped at the side of the road for lunch! We stayed in the Malealea Lodge, which has various bungalows, ..." Read review
13.06.2001

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Community Level 1ndyanem

ndyanem

Amazing Lesotho

AdvantagesScenery, People

DisadvantagesHard work when walking up and down hill thousands above sealevel lol

"2006 Lesotho CRUSOE. Tebellong – Sesotho meaning; “place of expectation” “Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.” James 1:27 Background In 1993, the Basson family moved from South Africa to Tebellong in the Maluti mountains of Lesotho, joining the local Lesotho Evangelical Church (LEC) mission. Since then, ..." Read review
01.06.2007

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