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Your Average Basotho  
   

Your Average Basotho

Is a rural boy under 15 years old that's extremely poor and lacks adequate education. These two boys are playing at the Liphofung Cave with their toy-car. One of the classic African toys, the streetwire-car spans the whole continent. Existing in a million different appearances and often used to transport tomatoes or onions to the mother at the market.
Thoughts from Mr Rittersport's back seat

July 16th 2007
It had been a cold night with little sleep. I looked out of the tent and found Mr Seja scraping off frost from his tent and efficiently packing his belongings into his red German rental car. We'd met him one day earlier as we - resembling two bagladies - had dragged our plastic-bagged belongings across the border at Maseru bridge. He was efficiency personified. Punctuality, rationality, German h ... read more
Africa » Lesotho » Maseru

Basotho Flag Basutoland was renamed the Kingdom of Lesotho upon independence from the UK in 1966. King MOSHOESHOE was exiled in 1990, but returned to Lesotho in 1992 and reinstated in 1995. Constitutional government was restored in 1993 after 23 years of military... ... read more
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7th April 2011

Grammatic correction
I have watched all your photos, which I find phenomenal and shows that you have criss-crossed the country, seen it and heard it all, except for the language. your title for the photo should be " your average Mosotho" which is singular which will tie in with your explanation of what the photo portrays.

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