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Beautiful waterfalls of Mpumalanga.

Beautiful waterfalls of Mpumalanga.

Matekane Air Strip, Lesotho  This mountainous area doesn’t have a lot of flat land for an airport. So pilots who shuttle in food, medical supplies and the Lesotho Flying Doctor Service rely on makeshift runways like this 1,300-foot airstrip. Bush pilot Tom Claytor says landing isn’t nearly as nerve-wracking as taking off, which sometimes requires speeding off the end of the cliff before getting airborne. You “drop down the 2,000-foot cliff face until you start flying,”

Matekane Air Strip, Lesotho This mountainous area doesn’t have a lot of flat land for an airport. So pilots who shuttle in food, medical supplies and the Lesotho Flying Doctor Service rely on makeshift runways like this 1,300-foot airstrip. Bush pilot Tom Claytor says landing isn’t nearly as nerve-wracking as taking off, which sometimes requires speeding off the end of the cliff before getting airborne. You “drop down the 2,000-foot cliff face until you start flying,”

Maletsunyane Falls at Semonkong (Translates to 'The Place of Smoke'), Lesotho. Maletsunyane River is falling over the ledge of Triassic - Jurassic basalt.

Maletsunyane Falls at Semonkong (Translates to 'The Place of Smoke'), Lesotho. Maletsunyane River is falling over the ledge of Triassic - Jurassic basalt.

Basotho Hut in Lesotho (Lesotho is a country in Africa, completely surrounded by South Africa)

Basotho Hut in Lesotho (Lesotho is a country in Africa, completely surrounded by South Africa)

lesotho mountains:From the ocean to the sky: land cruising in Lesotho, South Africa

lesotho mountains:From the ocean to the sky: land cruising in Lesotho, South Africa

Circular huts are the traditional houses of the Sotho people of Lesotho.  (Nicholas DeVore—Stone/Getty Images)

Circular huts are the traditional houses of the Sotho people of Lesotho. (Nicholas DeVore—Stone/Getty Images)

Transfăgărăşan Road connects Transylvania and Wallachia | Romania  HIKING TOURS

Transfăgărăşan Road connects Transylvania and Wallachia | Romania HIKING TOURS

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