The Three Rondavels in Blyde River Canyon in South Africa

photograph of Three Rondavels in Blyde River Canyon, Mpumalanga, South Africa

The Three Rondavels in the Blyde River Canyon in Mpumalanga, South Africa

For our first few days in South Africa, Bob and I were based in Sabie.  Ideally situated enroute to Kruger National Park, the location also allowed us ready access to the sights along the Mpumalanga Panorama Route which takes in all of the Blyde River Canyon.  For us, the most impressive views were had at the lookout overlooking the Three Rondavels.

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Our Stay At Valley View Lodge In Sabie, South Africa

photograph of the front garden at Valley View Lodge, in Sabie, South Africa.

Front porch at Valley View Lodge in Sabie, South Africa

Our arrival at Valley View Lodge in Sabie came at the end of a prolonged drive from the airport in Johannesburg.  Of course, there were many stops made along the way for photo ops, including one in Long Tom Pass where the highway climbs into the mountains between Lydenburg and Sabie.

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