Dell and I trekked up North over the long weekend in October to see the sights.
First stop on the Friday was Bourke’s Luck Potholes in Mpumalanga, where centuries of river activity have carved out a dramatic and intricate series of natural rock formations and pools. The potholes occur where the Treur River joins the Blyde River at the start of the Blyde River Canyon. In a continuing and centuries-old spectacle, the force of the water in these two rivers, combined with the particles of sand and rock that the rivers’ transport, wears cylindrical potholes into the sandstone bedrock.
We viewed the potholes from vantage points and bridges that criss-cross some of the beautiful formations. Bourke’s Luck Potholes forms part of the Panorama Route. A must see!