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Lesotho

Lesotho (le-soo, too) is called the South African “kingdom in the sky ‘for good reason. This breathtakingly beautiful, mountainous country is the island in the center of South Africa and is a fascinating journey of his rodeo larger neighbor. the country offers mountain scenery, a proud traditional, endless hiking trails and the opportunity to explore remote areas of Basotho ponies.

The ‘lowland areas (all of which are still above 1000m), offer some steps commercial craft and dinosaurs, while the highlands of northeastern and central peaks have a high (over 3,000 meters) and valleys . Escape from the world in the remote eastern Lesotho Sehlabathebe National Park, or have a good time to capital Maseru, where a slow pace and friendly people ensure a memorable stay.

Lesotho came into being during the 19th century, when both difaqane (forced migration) and Boer raids inside the country were in full swing. Led by the legendary King Moshoeshoe the Great, the Basotho people sought sanctuary and strategic advantage in the middle of ground limited the Drakensberg and Maluti mountain range. The small nation forged remains an intriguing anomaly in a sea of modernity.
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Getting around is very easy – the normal car hire will get you most places, public transport is extensive, albeit slow. The pony trekking or hiking from town to town are the best ways to explore.

Kosovo

Everyone loves a baby, and since 2008, when Kosovo declared independence, with large letters spelling “BABY” have appeared a section of pavement in Pristina. The location between the security offices of the UN and a shopping center with clothing stores and a ubiquitous European skyclawing concrete monument collapse, says it all. Kosovo is finding its feet. The staff of international organizations glamor Pristina restaurants, cafes and bars, as well as talented Kosovars who are taking their seats for the journey ahead.

The spikes of the past is impossible to ignore: the roads are full of memorials with engravings of those who died in 1999. Modern architecture include Kosovo can highlight all the wrong reasons, but rebuilt the country has no style, it makes up for its subscribers by the mountain villages, hiking trails and 13th century monasteries of Serbia, all no more than one couple of hours drive from the capital.

Peja (PEC) is a mixture of modern Yugoslav development in the city center and the buildings of the Turkish era the bazaar. The main attractions of the monastery Patrijaršija, Rugova Gorge Monastery Dean and lies outside the city. Rearing back of the city, some more than 2000m mountains form a backdrop for picture-postcard
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Although Prizren was the medieval capital of “Old Serbia, the influence of architecture is Turkish. Was Turkish Prizren buildings abound, including remarkable mosque and baths. Stroll through the narrow streets and enjoy the history and atmosphere of all the boulders, over the suspension of construction and wooden door half open, and then reflect on all in an outdoor cafe in the Shadrvan.