Climbing Mafadi



The itinerary Id been given for the trip said, the summit of Mafadi may well be your midday lunchtime highlight. Thankfully, Otto and I were well ahead of that schedule, because as I feared would be the case the descent was tough and slow. This is a photograph of Otto setting off again at 8:53 am after wed spent almost 40 minutes on top of Mafadi. The entire horizon in this photograph is the east / west watershed. Otto and I are, therefore, in South Africa, but just visible on the horizon (one-fifth the way in from the right-hand edge of the picture) is a large cairn marking the South Africa / Lesotho border, and