Smurfs conquer ‘kingdom in the sky’ Lesotho

2017-04-26 06:01
PHOTO: suppliedA view of the Maluti mountain range.

PHOTO: suppliedA view of the Maluti mountain range.

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WITH autumn upon us, members of the local Smurfs Hiking Club ventured deep into the remote mountain range of Lesotho called the Maluti.

The highlights of this adventure included visits to Africa’s highest dam wall at 2000m above sea level called Katse Dam, over-nighting at Bokong Nature Reserve and crossing some of the highest mountain passes in Africa over 10 000ft above sea level, namely the Mafika Lisiu Pass.

“Stunning mountain landscape, breathtaking views of dams, rivers, waterfalls­ and rock formations made this adventure unbelievable to witness,” said Smurfs member Vimal Mothilal.

“Rich in bio-diversity, this true African wilderness, with its friendly Sotho culture, has left deep imprints in the hearts of these adventurers,” he concluded.

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