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Dec 09, 2016

Xinliao Waterfall (near Su'ao, Yilan County, Taiwan)

The Xinliao Waterfall was our excuse to visit the southern end of Yilan County though our experience was more memorable due to the trail and the weather than the modestly-sized waterfall itself...

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Dec 08, 2016

Xiao Wulai Waterfall (near Daxi, Taoyuan City, Taiwan)

The Xiao Wulai Waterfall was kind of a strange experience for Mom and I because we were torn between how to experience this falls given the choice of options on offer...

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Dec 07, 2016

Caihong Waterfall (Dongpu Hot Springs, Nantou, Taiwan)

The Caihong Waterfall was one that Mom and I had to work a bit for. While we technically only hiked around 1.6km round trip from the nearest parking area that we could find, the hike was steeply...

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Dec 07, 2016

Chinglong Waterfall (Shanlinhsi Nature Park, Nantou, Taiwan)

The Chinglong Waterfall was perhaps the waterfalling highlight of our short but very sweet visit to the Shanlinhsi Nature Park. This towering waterfall was where the Jiazouliao Stream...

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Dec 06, 2016

Songlong Rock Waterfall (Shanlinhsi Nature Park, Nantou, Taiwan)

The Songlong Rock Waterfall was a waterfalling experience that had a lot going for it, especially since it was part of the Shanlinhsi Nature Park. For starters, visiting this waterfall also meant...

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Dec 05, 2016

Fenghuang Waterfall (Fanlu Township, Chiayi, Taiwan)

The Fenghuang Waterfall felt like one of the more obscure waterfalls that we had visited in Taiwan. Maybe we got this vibe because Mom and I happened to encounter a couple of senior locals...

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Dec 04, 2016

Maolin Valley Waterfall (Maolin National Scenic Area, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan)

The Maolin Valley Waterfall was kind of our waterfalling excuse to do a trail that felt like a bit of an Indiana Jones-like adventure even though we were on a well-established trail in a scenic...

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Dec 04, 2016

Qingrengu Waterfall (Maolin National Scenic Area, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan)

The Qingrengu Waterfall was a pair of modestly-sized waterfalls that introduced us to the kind of scenery that was on offer at the Maolin National Scenic Area. During my first time here...

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Dec 04, 2016

Dajin Waterfall (Sandimen Township, Pingtung, Taiwan)

The Dajin Waterfall was a pleasantly tall waterfall directly east of the busy cities of Kaohsiung and Tainan. The pretty typical tall and slender falls was where the Daguanliao Stream...

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Dec 04, 2016

Liangshan Waterfall (Majia Township, Pingtung, Taiwan)

The Liangshan Waterfall was really a series of three distinct waterfalls all on the Niujiaowan Stream. The view of the first waterfall was the most accessible and it had a modest 20m drop or so...

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Dec 04, 2016

Kayoufeng Waterfall (Shizi, Pingtung, Taiwan)

The Kayoufeng Waterfall was probably my favorite waterfall of Southern Taiwan. As you can see from the photos on this page, the waterfall was big as it was said to be 40m tall...

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Dec 04, 2016

Luoshan Waterfall (Fuli, Hualien, Taiwan)

The Luoshan Waterfall was probably the most difficult to view of the waterfalls that we had seen in the east of Taiwan. In fact, the trail to get to the view you see in the picture at the top...

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Dec 04, 2016

Nanan Waterfall (Yushan National Park, Hualien, Taiwan)

The Nanan Waterfall was probably the easiest of the waterfalls that we had visited in the east of Taiwan (or all of Taiwan for that matter). That was when we actually paid attention in the first...

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Dec 04, 2016

Tiefen Waterfall (Yuli, Hualien, Taiwan)

The Tiefen Waterfall was a seemingly secluded waterfall that we found to be one of the pleasant surprises along our tour of the less-dense Eastern Taiwan region. It appeared to have a pleasant...

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Dec 03, 2016

Fenghuang Waterfall (Fenglin, Hualien, Taiwan)

The Fenghuang Waterfall (translated as the "Phoenix Waterfall") was one of a handful of pretty straightforward waterfalls that we visited while self-touring the less-populated Eastern Taiwan...

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Dec 03, 2016

Taroko Gorge Waterfalls (near Hualien City, Hualien, Taiwan)

The Taroko Gorge Waterfalls were my excuse to include the many unnamed and named waterfalls in this web page. The Taroko Gorge itself was perhaps Taiwan's most famous natural attraction as...

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Dec 02, 2016

Japan Waterfalls (Asia) - World of Waterfalls

Japan Waterfalls are sprinkled throughout this mountainous country that sees plenty of snow and cold winter days as well as hot and rainy summer days. The rugged topography ...

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Dec 02, 2016

Otonashi Waterfall (Ohara, Kyoto, Japan)

The Otonashi Waterfall was something I was only made aware of after doing a double-take on our first trip to Japan by looking through an old LP book as it was near the Sanzen-in Temple...

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Dec 02, 2016

Minoh Waterfall (Minoh City, Osaka, Japan)

The Minoh Waterfall was a waterfall that I anticipated visiting ever since a website visitor made a very well-written submission about it a few years ago...

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Dec 01, 2016

Amedaki Waterfall (Kurayoshi, Tottori, Japan)

The Amedaki Waterfall was one of our easier visits to a waterfall in Japan. It was where the Fukuro River (Fukurogawa) dropped some 40m over a columnar basalt cliff. We were able to see evidence....

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Dec 01, 2016

Saruo Waterfall (Kami, Hyogo, Japan)

The Saruo Waterfall was one of the easiest waterfalls that we managed to see that was off the beaten path in Japan. For a waterfall that was included as one of Japan's Top 100 Waterfalls as...

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Nov 30, 2016

Tendaki Waterfall (Yabu, Hyogo, Japan)

The Tendaki Waterfall was a bit of a waterfall-saturation hike for us. This was because the trail had to have featured at least seven named waterfalls before reaching the tall Tendaki...

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Nov 30, 2016

Harafudo Waterfall (near Himeji, Hyogo, Japan)

The Harafudo Waterfall was one of the more obscure waterfalls that we visited as it was off the beaten track well west of the Kansai area (where the cities of Kyoto, Osaka, and Nara are located)...

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Nov 30, 2016

Yoro Waterfall (near Nagoya, Gifu, Japan)

The Yoro Waterfall felt like a popular locals attraction as my parents and I definitely noticed that even though it was very busy, practically none of the visitors except us were foreign tourists...

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Nov 29, 2016

Amida Waterfall (Gujo, Gifu, Japan)

The Amida Waterfall was kind of our waterfalling excuse to take a quick detour as we were making the long drive from Takayama to Inuyama. Included as one of Japan's Top 100 Waterfalls, it was...

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Nov 29, 2016

Hirayu Waterfall (Takayama, Gifu, Japan)

The Hirayu Waterfall was a classic columnar waterfall that was accentuated by the onset of the koyo (Autumn colors) during our visit. An emphatic member of the Japan's Top 100 Waterfalls from the...

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Nov 28, 2016

Ryujin Waterfall (Shirahone Onsen, Nagano, Japan)

The Ryujin Waterfall was an unexpected waterfalling surprise because we didn't expect to visit any falls while seeking out one of the outdoor public baths in the Shirahone Onsen area. However...

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Nov 27, 2016

Zengoro Waterfall (Norikura Highlands, Nagano, Japan)

The Zengoro Waterfall was the third of three significant waterfalls that we visited on the Koonogawa (Koono River), which was the main river passing through the famed Norikura Highlands draining...

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Nov 27, 2016

Sanbon Waterfall (Norikura Highlands, Nagano, Japan)

The Sanbon Waterfall was a three-segmented waterfall that was one of the more unusual waterfalling experiences that we've had in Japan. From reading the kanji signs pertaining to this falls, we...

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Nov 27, 2016

Naena Waterfall (Suginosawa, Niigata, Japan)

The Naena Waterfall was one of our more pleasant waterfalling experiences in Japan. As you can see from the photo at the top of this page, we happened to have timed our visit for the near peak of...

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Nov 27, 2016

Jofu Waterfall (Kusatsu Onsen, Gunma, Japan)

The Jofu Waterfall was a rare waterfall where we managed to experience it surrounded by the peak of the koyo (or Autumn-colored foliage). Given how much difficulty we had trying to reach this...

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Nov 27, 2016

Senga Waterfall (near Kofu, Yamanashi, Japan)

The Senga Waterfall was our waterfalling excuse to explore the vertical Shosenkyo Gorge just up the mountains from the city of Kofu. The waterfall itself was said to be 30m tall though it appeared...

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Nov 27, 2016

Shoji Waterfall (Minami Alps, Yamanashi, Japan)

The Shoji Waterfall was a grand waterfall that my parents and I had to endure a bit of drama to reach. That drama included going on a bit of a "joyride" as the Japanese GPS included...

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Nov 26, 2016

Syasui Waterfall (Yamakita, Kanagawa, Japan)

The Syasui Waterfall was a very tall and slender waterfall that seemed to have a bit of a spiritual air to our visit here. Perhaps the reason why we thought this was that our visit included...

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Nov 26, 2016

Joren Waterfall (Izu Peninsula, Shizuoka, Japan)

The Joren Waterfall was a gushing waterfall backed by some pretty pronounced basalt columns at its base. We happened to visit this waterfall on a day where it was raining pretty hard...

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Nov 26, 2016

Bandokoro Waterfall (Norikura Highlands, Nagano, Japan)

The Bandokoro Waterfall is one of three notable waterfalls in the Norikura Kogen within reach as a day trip out of Matsumoto. Julie and I remembered...

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Nov 26, 2016

Fukuroda Waterfall (Daigo, Ibaraki, Japan)

The Fukuroda Waterfall was a grand waterfall consisting of multiple layers on the Takigawa while sporting reported dimensions of a cumulative height of 120m and a width of about 73m...

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Nov 24, 2016

Asia: Travel Blog: Yin Yang Traveling

...we had trouble entering... the accommodation that Mom had booked on Friday night, and when she finally started getting a handle on the location of the accommodation..., that was when I realized...

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Nov 20, 2016

Asia: Travel Blog: Seeking Out Japan's Top 100

So from that point on, we had a decision to make. Should we get off the next stop and take the next train back to Ueno hoping that we'd arrive in time to catch the 8am train back to Mito?...

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Nov 10, 2016

Love your site!

Thanks for sharing the pics and stories. Really enjoyed it!

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Nov 05, 2016

4k Australia

I visited these falls after filming the floods .the locals said that this is the best they can remember the falls flowing https://youtu.be/im499YtSEjE

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Nov 02, 2016

2016 Rains bring Sailors Falls Alive

I came out to fish the many small dams and reservoirs around the region and thus left my heavy camera gear at home. I stopped off at Sailors Falls on the

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Nov 02, 2016

After hours visiting only possible in Brazil

You can stay in an expensive hotel within the national park on the Brazil side which gives you unlimited access to the falls after the tourist busses stop

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Nov 02, 2016

Does falling over a waterfall raise or lower the temperature of the water?

I'm wondering if creating n artificial waterfall in a pond using a solar-powered pump would have an effect on the temperature of the pond water. On the

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Nov 02, 2016

Adamsons Falls and Creekton Falls

I saw your writeup on Adamsons Falls from a while back, and being quite partial to an adventure myself I decided to go check it out. The track in is still

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Nov 02, 2016

Thanks for the inspiration!

My wife and I absolutely love this site. We have spent hours reading your itineraries, especially your trips here downunder. We live in Sydney, with our

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Nov 02, 2016

Thala waterfall Bharmour

Thala waterfall at Bharmour is also one of the most beautiful waterfalls http://bharmourview.com/bharmour/waterfalls/thala-waterfall

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Sep 23, 2016

Wapama Falls

I have seen your top 10 list and it is hard to debate the choices. That being said, I would take Wapama Falls over a number of the Yosemite Falls including

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Aug 23, 2016

About how to get to the Sequoias (from Grouse Falls)

The stand of Sequoia trees you referred to is not far away indeed. When returning to the paved road (Mesquito Ridge Rd) just turn left. It will take you

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