Lesotho is a landlocked country in South Africa dominated by the snow-capped Drakenberg Mountains. Because of the cool, damp mountain climate, the locals are often found wearing warm colorful blankets and sturdy, broad-brimmed hats made from woven grasses.
Since the 1700s Lesotho has suffered many of the struggles common to South Africa. In the 1800s Lesotho, once called Basutoland, was founded by a fleeing band of warriors who settled in the mountains under the protection of the Chief Moshoeshoe I. The fledgling country fought against the British and the Boers, and escaped inclusion into...More