PICS: Snow paints Lesotho's peaks white

2019-10-03 11:45 - Marisa Crous
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Spring has sprung in the Maluti Mountains and frosted flakes have peppered the landscape in a blanked of snow. 

Earlier this year we saw Lesotho turn into a winter wonderland. But that was fitting, as it was winter.

Now in mid-spring October, Afriski resort, situated high up in the Drakensberg-Maluti Mountains - located 3050 m above sea-level to be exact - is seeing lots of snowfall. Painting its peaks white. 

PICS: Lesotho turns into a winter wonderland after heavy snowfall

Earlier this week, SANI pass leading to the resort was closed to 2x4 vehicles as it was deemed too dangerous to drive it without a 4x4. The roads have since been opened again. 

Here's a look at the snow-capped mountains and snow-covered roads of the beautiful Lesotho: 

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