500px Photo ID: 81512805 - Blyde River Canyon - Mpumalanga - South Africa..One of the largest canyons on the planet. A vast spectacle blanketed in subtropical plants that contrast with the precipitous red cliffs.  One of my favourite images from 2013, sunrise over the Blyde River Canyon with perfect haze free light.

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Blyde River Canyon

Blyde River Canyon is both one of the world's largest canyons and one of South Africa’s most outstanding natural sights – little wonder that it is increasingly popular with international visitors. The canyon's scale and beauty make a trip here a memorable experience, especially if you're lucky enough to visit on a fine day. Epic rock formations tower above the forested slopes and eagle-eye views abound at the dramatic meeting of the Drakensberg Escarpment and the lowveld.

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