21 Things you should take a photo of when visiting Mpumalanga
If you happen to be one of those lucky few travelling to Mpumalanga, on the Panorama Route in particular, you’ll want to bring a camera. The host of gorgeous waterfalls and natural scenes are every expert and amateur photographer’s dream.
Snap Fact: While this waterfall is known to few, visitors can enjoy a swim at the pool beneath this gorgeous waterfall. Just don’t bring your camera along. 😉
Bridal Veil Falls
Snap Fact: This beloved waterfall boasts a 70m drop and is located 6km from Sabie.
Lone Creek Falls
Snap Fact: This waterfall has been declared a National Monument.
Photo from God’s Window
Snap Fact: This is without a doubt your best viewpoint of the stunning Blyde River Canyon.
Mac Mac Falls
Snap Fact: It is said that President Thomas Burger visited the area in 1873 and found so many miners with the name Mac that he dubbed the area “Mac Mac”
Snap Fact: The Lisbon Falls are amongst Mpumalanga’s highest with a drop of 94m.
Selfie in Pilgrim’s Rest
Snap Fact: The history of this town dates back to 1873 when Alex Patterson, a miner, discovered alluvial gold on a farm named Ponieskrantz.
Yourself with a bass caught while fly-fishing
Snap Fact: Mpumalanga has many prime fishing spots to choose from some of which include: Arabie Dam, Loskop Dam, Seekoeigat and exclusive fishing lodges.
Every member of the Big 5
Snap Fact: Of course, the Kruger National Park is the best place to take photos of lions, rhinos, elephants and more!
Photo from a hot air balloon in Hazyview
Snap Fact: Hazyview is a small farming town in Mpumalanga and is renowned for its banana industry.
Blyde River Canyon
Snap Fact: The Blyde River Canyon is the third-largest canyon in the world. Monkeys and chacma baboons are known to roam the area.
Bourke’s Luck Potholes
Snap Fact: A series of metal bridges will provide you with the best angle to take amazing photography.
Snap Fact: These mysterious caves were discovered by a farmer in the 1920s. These caves are amongst the oldest in the world and were declared a Historical Monument.
Snap Fact: This 3km wide lake is also informally known as “Matotoland” and has a maximum depth of 6 m.
4 Different species of birds
Snap Fact: Olifants River in the Kruger National Park and the escarpment areas of the Blyde River Canyon are amongst the best bird watching spots.
#MondayMotivation and #TravelTuesday worthy hiking photo
Snap Fact: Mpumalanga has a vast variety of hiking trails ranging from difficult to easy so just see where the road leads you.
Snap Fact: See if you can get a picture of an authentic African sunset at the Kruger National Park.
Snap Fact: Wake up early, make yourself a cup of coffee and go out for a morning walk to see what treasures you can take pictures of.
Snap Fact: Of course you’ll want to show people where you’ve stayed and Mpumalanga has such nice accommodation options.
A meal you really enjoyed
Snap Fact: You’ll most probably find that one-of-a-kind meal at 9th Avenue Bistro, Art of Food or Magnolia.
A photo with a local
Snap Fact: As they say, you learn from the locals when travelling so don’t pass up the opportunity.
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