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oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Ninham Shand: On mountain roads and mules

 

Abstract

Recently there has been a spurt of activity in the mountain areas of Basutoland. For decades the traditional mode of transport has been on horseback and by mule pack trains. The narrow bridle tracks zigzagging up the near vertical escarpments have to be seen to be believed. I shall never forget my initial experience in ascending them, Seated somewhat insecurely for the first time in 20 years on the back of a so-called Basutoland pony, we commenced the ascent.

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1964-10-01
2016-12-06
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