Mike Bailey


Mike Bailey

Englishman, based in Vienna working as a conference organisation for non-profit association and as a translator, and hoping to explore the planet a bit more!

Africa » Lesotho » Thaba Bosiu October 6th 2009

Having visited the tourist information centre opposite the Basotho Hat in Kingsway in Maseru, I was recommended by the lady there to go to Thaba Bosiu and to see the Royal Graves. She gave me directions to the market close to the Roman Catholic Cathedral, where I would find the minibus taxi to Thaba Bosiu - fortunately the service terminated there. The minibus trip cost M12 each way (approx EUR 1.10) and the minibus appeared tardis-like - at one point there were 18 passengers in the bus (this exceeded the seating capacity by about 40-50%) and it took about 35 minutes including stops along the way to let passengers jump on and off to get to the destination. A couple of Peace Corps volunteers (James and John) from the US were doing the same trip - ... read more

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