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Apr 12, 2017

California: Travel Blog: Rite Of Passage

As we were making our way over, Mom was telling me that Joshua had gotten carsick and threw up in a plastic bag. At first, she blamed Dad's driving...

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Apr 07, 2017

San Ysidro Falls (Santa Barbara County, California, USA)

San Ysidro Falls was a waterfall that I had always been targeting for a visit, but for one reason or another (drought, lack of time, etc.), I never had the chance to make a visit until a...

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Apr 06, 2017

California: Travel Blog: Creating Models

And as I was making this apparently unnecessary crossing to get back to the original side, I made a misstep and next thing I knew, both boots were wet as well as my wool socks! So much for hiking...

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Mar 26, 2017

American Southwest Waterfalls: Colorado

Colorado Waterfalls were amongst the last waterfalls that we had a chance to visit that were within the American Southwest region. We always knew big waterfalls and cascades were resident...

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Mar 26, 2017

Seven Falls (Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA)

Seven Falls was perhaps the signature waterfall attraction of the Colorado Springs area. Like its name suggested, it was where South Cheyenne Creek fell a total of 181ft over a series of seven...

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Mar 26, 2017

Helen Hunt Falls (Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA)

Helen Hunt Falls was our introduction to the waterfalls in the Colorado Springs area, and it was quite easy to visit. It was essentially a modestly-sized two-segment cascade on North Cheyenne Creek...

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Mar 26, 2017

Portrero John Falls (Sespe Wilderness / near Ojai, California, USA)

Portrero John Falls was a waterfall that had eluded us ever since we were first made aware of it in an old waterfall book from Chris Schaffer back around 2003 or 2004. After seeing this waterfall...

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Mar 25, 2017

American Southwest: Travel Blog: United We Pay

Once I got connected with an agent, I was told that my reservation was cancelled because I was a "no show" for my earlier flight from LAX to Denver on Wednesday, which clearly wasn't true...

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Mar 25, 2017

Some additional info on Kitchen Creek Falls from a local

Since I live in the area, I have a bit of additional information. First of all, the road where you park is *a* frontage road (meaning, a road that parallels

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Mar 22, 2017

California: Travel Blog: Itchy, Scratchy, and Crawly

With the time being 2:50pm, I figured that it would probably be another 40-50 minutes before we'd finally be back at the trailhead. But at least now, we knew that we'd be hiking on trail again...

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Mar 15, 2017

Great site for waterfalls

my wife and I have traveled extensively in the last decade and visited several of the waterfalls you listed - worldwide and USA. Victoria and Iguassu

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Feb 26, 2017

California: Travel Blog: Double Whammy

That said, Tahquitz Creek and Tahquitz Falls had quite the healthy flow. In fact, its flow was so strong that the creek flowed right over the connecting trail leading to the other side of the loop...

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Feb 19, 2017

California: Travel Blog: Double Edged Sword

It wasn't long before we saw a large group of hikers gathered near the mouth of Millard Canyon and the concrete ford. There was definitely a lot of water rushing across that concrete ford though...

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Feb 14, 2017

Fuller Mill Creek Falls (near Idyllwild, California, USA)

Fuller Mill Creek Falls was one of those obscure waterfalls that managed to elude us over the years. It even managed to elude us on our first attempt at visiting the falls back in 2011 though in...

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Feb 13, 2017

West Fork Falls (Palm Springs, California, USA)

West Fork Falls was a bit of an unexpected waterfall for us as we weren't aware of its existence when we planned for a recent Palm Springs trip in 2017. However, when we noticed this waterfall on...

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Feb 13, 2017

Murray Canyon Falls (Palm Springs, California, USA)

Murray Canyon Falls (also referred to as the Seven Sisters Falls) was more of an adventure for us given that it took quite a bit of effort to reach compared to some of the other waterfalling...

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Feb 13, 2017

California: Travel Blog: Just The Two Of Us

As Julie and I got closer to the creek amongst those palm trees, we saw some people with wet shoes. One guy told us that you're gonna get wet on this hike, and that we would be better off giving...

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Jan 22, 2017

Dana Point Waterfall (Dana Point, California, USA)

The Dana Point Waterfall was something we weren't really made aware of until recently when it popped up on one of the Orange County blogs. Perhaps part of the reason why this place was so unknown...

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Jan 22, 2017

California: Travel Blog: Chasing Ghosts

It wasn't until about 3:45pm when we finally got home, but we definitely had to be careful driving up the I-5 as there were a few moments of standing water even on the fast and car pool lanes...

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Jan 11, 2017

Cedar Creek Falls (Cleveland National Forest / Julian / Ramona, California, USA)

Cedar Creek Falls was certainly one of the most attractive (if not the most attractive) waterfalls in San Diego County. What made it so appealing was the bare rocks enclosing the rocky oasis-like...

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Jan 11, 2017

California: Travel Blog: Hiking or Legoland

For just two hours in the park, I didn't want to spend this kind of money. But Julie was insistent on us going in to park. Our verbal disagreement made the parking attendant uncomfortable and then...

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Jan 04, 2017

California: Travel Blog: New Year New Waterfall

Speaking of unpleasant, the water definitely had an unpleasant smell so we knew very well that this water was polluted. But that didn't stop Tahia from running towards the foaming plunge pool where...

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Jan 04, 2017

Aliso Viejo Waterfall (near Irvine, California, USA)

The Aliso Viejo Waterfall was something that I would have never guessed would exist as it sat amidst a bustling and continually sprawling suburban area. Indeed, in well-developed cities like this...

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Dec 25, 2016

Trentham Falls Dec 2016

The track down to the Bottom of the falls is now closed permanently with a sign saying works vehicles only and all hand rails have been removed. But there

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Dec 11, 2016

Asia Waterfalls: Taiwan

Taiwan Waterfalls seemed like pretty common features in this island republic that featured very tall mountains and steep gorges. We figured that one could spend a lifetime trying to visit...

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Dec 10, 2016

Shifen Waterfall (Pingxi District, Xinbei, Taiwan)

The Shifen Waterfall was mostly likely Taiwan's most famous waterfall as it was seemingly very reachable from the east of Taipei as well as not being far from Keelung. It was a major waterfall...

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Dec 10, 2016

Qingshan Waterfall (Yangmingshan National Park, Xinbei, Taiwan)

The Qingshan Waterfall was a modestly-sized waterfall on the quieter north side of Yangmingshan, which was an area more known for hot springs than a nature hike like this. Our relatively ...

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Dec 09, 2016

Huangjin Waterfall (Jiufen, Xinbei, Taiwan)

The Huangjin Waterfall had to have been one of the more unique and unusual waterfalls we had encountered in Taiwan. Not only did this waterfall have a pleasing size (it was wider than...

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Dec 09, 2016

Wulai Waterfall (near Taipei, Xinbei, Taiwan)

The Wulai Waterfall was possibly the best known waterfall in Taiwan besides the Shifen Waterfall. I suspect the reason for this was its relative close proximity to Taiwan's capital city of...

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Dec 09, 2016

Wufengchi Waterfall (Jiaoxi Hot Springs, Yilan County, Taiwan)

The Wufengchi Waterfall was a very well-known waterfall near the Jiaoxi Hot Springs. This was one waterfall that my Mom had visited before I went with her to Taiwan in 2016, and it seemed like...

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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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