The New Lesotho

There are two Lesothos; one old and one new.

Traveling to rural Lesotho is like going back in time. Horses and donkeys outnumber the cars for means of transportation, few modern technologies exist with the exception of cell phones, which are relied on for their cheap and mobile use, and many people live in modest homes or traditional rondavel huts without electricity or running water.

A trip to the capital city of Maseru is a stark contrast. There you can peruse shiny shopping malls, visit government buildings or the King’s Palace, and play tennis at the club.

Read more about the “two Lesotho’s” here.


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