The horsemen of Semonkong by Thom Pierce

Thom Pierce captures the horsemen in the Kingdom of Lesotho by blending fine art and documentary photography.

In the mountainous Kingdom of Lesotho, the Semonkong region is nestled 2 275 metres above sea level in the Drakensberg mountains. Inaccessible by car and without access to electricity, making the four hour journey from the nearest town to Semonkong is like travelling back in time. In May 2016, Cape Town-based photographer Thom Pierce travelled to the isolated collection of villages to capture the region’s horsemen who travel great distances to maintain their way of life.

Here's a preview of the magic he found in the landlocked nation. To see the rest or buy the prints, check out his website.  

Photography by Thom Pierce

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