Travel Guide to Lesotho: The Kingdom of the Sky
Lesotho is a mountainous kingdom in southern Africa, home to the hospitable Basotho people. It covers an area of 30,355 square kilometers, about the size of Belgium.
Oxbow is one of the few places in Africa where snow skiing is possible, although the quality of the snow depends of the vagaries of the weather and the large differential between night and daytime temperatures in the winter season, which can cause the snow to melt rapidly.
The Malealea Valley is situated in the South-Western Part of Lesotho in the Thaba Putsoa Mountain Range.
A fine village on the main road to Semonkong, about forty-five minutes from Roma,
Qachas Nek has recently had the main tar road connected to it from Maseru. This means that a two-wheel drive vehicle can drive on on one of the most scenic drives in Lesotho from the east all the way to Maseru. It's a beautiful, undulating drive, among the loveliest in Lesotho.