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3 - Thaba Bosiu - Royal Tombs
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Thaba Bosiu, Lesotho: Qiloane pinnacle, hill crowned by a pillar of Cave Sandstone, in the middle of a corn field - photo by M.Torres Thaba Bosiu, Lesotho: Qiloane pinnacle, hill crowned by a pillar of Cave Sandstone, in the middle of a corn field Thaba Bosiu, Lesotho: Mount Qiloane, seen from the top of the plateau - photo by M.Torres Thaba Bosiu, Lesotho: Mount Qiloane, seen from the top of the plateau
Thaba Bosiu, Lesotho: tomb of Moshoeshoe I, 1786 - 1870, founder of the Basotho nation - the plateu is the resting place for the Kings and Chiefs of Lesotho - photo by M.Torres Thaba Bosiu, Lesotho: tomb of Moshoeshoe I, 1786 - 1870, founder of the Basotho nation - the plateu is the resting place for the Kings and Chiefs of Lesotho Thaba Bosiu, Lesotho: Qiloane pinnacle - the inspiration for the top-knot on the traditional Basotho hat, the Mokorotlo - photo by M.Torres Thaba Bosiu, Lesotho: Qiloane pinnacle - the inspiration for the top-knot on the traditional Basotho hat, the Mokorotlo
Thaba Bosiu, Lesotho: tomb of Moshoeshoe II (Constantine Bereng Seeiso), 1938-1996, paramount chief of Lesotho and later king - royal tombs - photo by M.Torres Thaba Bosiu, Lesotho: tomb of Moshoeshoe II (Constantine Bereng Seeiso), 1938-1996, paramount chief of Lesotho and later king - royal tombs Thaba Bosiu, Lesotho: tomb - Tobo Mokhachane, 1886 Bosiu - photo by M.Torres Thaba Bosiu, Lesotho: tomb - Tobo Mokhachane, 1886 Bosiu
Thaba Bosiu, Lesotho: the sandstone house of Moshoeshoe I - he defended his people from attacks by Batlokoa, the mighty Shaka Zulu soldiers and Afrikaners until 1868 when he sought protection from the British - photo by M.Torres Thaba Bosiu, Lesotho: the sandstone house of Moshoeshoe I - he defended his people from attacks by Batlokoa, the mighty Shaka Zulu soldiers and Afrikaners until 1868 when he sought protection from the British Thaba Bosiu, Lesotho: view from the top - sandstone plateau surrounded by near-vertical cliffs between the Orange and Caledon Rivers - Phuthiatsana Valley - the most important historical site in Lesotho, considered the birthplace of the Basotho nation - photo by M.Torres Thaba Bosiu, Lesotho: view from the top - sandstone plateau surrounded by near-vertical cliffs between the Orange and Caledon Rivers - Phuthiatsana Valley - the most important historical site in Lesotho, considered the birthplace of the Basotho nation
Thaba Bosiu, Lesotho: 'mountain of the night' - path up to the plateau - a natural fortress it was the stronghold of Basotho chief Moshoeshoe I during the war with the Ndebele people and the Basuto Wars - photo by M.Torres Thaba Bosiu, Lesotho: 'mountain of the night' - path up to the plateau - a natural fortress it was the stronghold of Basotho chief Moshoeshoe I during the war with the Ndebele people and the Basuto Wars Thaba Bosiu, Lesotho: Thaba Bosiu Cultural Village seen from above - built to showcase Lesotho’s traditional and cultural heritage - photo by M.Torres Thaba Bosiu, Lesotho: Thaba Bosiu Cultural Village seen from above - built to showcase Lesotho’s traditional and cultural heritage
Thaba Bosiu, Lesotho: one of the royal tombs - blue slab - photo by M.Torres Thaba Bosiu, Lesotho: one of the royal tombs - blue slab Thaba Bosiu, Lesotho: central stage at Thaba Bosiu Cultural Village - photo by M.Torres Thaba Bosiu, Lesotho: central stage at Thaba Bosiu Cultural Village
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