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Saturday, January 4, 2014

Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve

The Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve is a reserved area in Mpumalanga South Africa covering of course the Blyde River Canyon  but also the geological formations around Bourke's Luck Potholes.
A remarkable natural site in South Africa, the Blyde River Canyon is one of the largest canyons in the world. The red sandstone of the canyon is covered with a dense and subtropical forest that is simply amazing.
The natural reserve covers more than 290 kmand includes mountains with a height of up to 1,944 m with an elevation that goes as low as 560 m.
Wildlife enthusiast will love the diverse flora and fauna of the reservation, due to the variations in altitude, rainfall and geology.
Some of the most spectacular views in the Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve are at places named The Three Rondavels and God's Window.

Blyde River Canyon, South Africa
Blyde River Canyon, South Africa

God's view at Blyde River Canyon
God's view at Blyde River Canyon

The river at the Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve
The river at the Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve