Recent Updates to the World of Waterfalls

Below are the most recently changed/updated 50 web pages on the World of Waterfalls (except for waterfalls blog entries). The most recently affected web page is at the top while the oldest affected web page is at the bottom. Have a look below...


Jul 23, 2014

Eastern US Waterfalls: Visitor Contributions

This page contains the contributions or writeups of the Eastern United States from website visitors who have been generous in sharing their knowledge and photos. Its purpose is to make...

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Jul 23, 2014

Australia Waterfalls: Visitor Contributions

This page contains the contributions or writeups of Australia from website visitors who have been generous in sharing their knowledge and photos. Its purpose is to make...

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Jul 23, 2014

Europe Waterfalls: Visitor Contributions

This page contains the contributions or writeups of Europe from website visitors who have been generous in sharing their knowledge and photos. Its purpose is to make...

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Jul 23, 2014

Riesachfall (Austria)

The 140m Riesachfall is located near the ski resort of Schladming and is on the Wild Waters hiking trail. The fall is in two sections the lower fall is

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Jul 22, 2014

Taughannock Falls

Taughannock Falls, located near Ithaca, New York is taller than Niagara Falls. It comes in at 215 feet tall, topping Niagara's 167 feet. This is the

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Jul 21, 2014

Curtis Falls and Witches Falls

Hi guys, I'm 13 and I love waterfalls, so I couldn't believe it when I found this site! Recently I was away on holiday in Queensland and visited quite

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Jul 17, 2014

Shiraito falls and Otodome falls correction

The locations of these falls should be in Shizuoka Prefecture and not Yamanashi Prefecture

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Jul 13, 2014

Swahili Language

In the case of Swahili, I was hoping to give the language a try when we anticipated doing an epic around-the-world trip to both Australia and Africa in 2008. Most of the two-month trip would take...

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Jul 13, 2014

Icelandic Language

In the case of Icelandic, it was probably one of the biggest challenges that I partook in terms of preparing myself for a language that was not widely spoken outside of Iceland, yet it was said to...

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Jul 12, 2014

Top ten waterfalls of world

I visit these waterfalls. i recommend all of you must visit them,you feel awesome happiness.. these are Leura Cascades in Blue Mountains National Park,

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Jul 11, 2014

angeles falls

last year i visit it with my friends in a tour as us west coast tours. it is very beautiful to see. we enjoy there a lot and take some pictures also. It

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Jul 07, 2014

Chinese Language

One of the things that I learned when Julie and I turned our waterfalling attention internationally was that travel was all about building bridges between your own perception of the world...

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Jul 06, 2014

German Language

In the case of German, I never really had the chance to learn the language before encountering places where it was the primary language spoken. When we went to Switzerland in 2010, it was part of...

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Jul 06, 2014

Italian Language

In the case of Italian, I had given myself about 6 months or so in preparation for our visit to Italy in May-June 2013. I knew full well that we would be going into some of the more rural parts...

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Jul 05, 2014

French Language

In the case of French, it was a language that I was very motivated to learn even though I didn't have any formal education on it in school. Admittedly, my motivation probably stemmed from my...

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Jul 04, 2014

Norwegian Language

In the case of Norwegian, I had spent about 6 or more months in preparation for our first visit to Norway happened in June-July 2005. Perhaps I felt compelled to try to at least learn the local...

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Jul 04, 2014

Spanish Language

One of the things that I learned when Julie and I turned our attention internationally to go waterfalling is that travel is all about building bridges between your own perception of the world...

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Jul 03, 2014

Glanni Name Correction

The name Glanni has nothing to with the word glans. Glanni means the one who thrusts forward regardless of what might happen. Driving dangerously is being

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Jun 28, 2014

Iguazu

I agree Iguazu inches out Victoria Falls. I loved the accessiblity to Iguazu. See it from both Brazil and Argentina and you will see why it inches out

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Jun 27, 2014

Hawaii - When is the best time to visit?

Julie and I have been to Hawaii many times...So we feel that we have a pretty good feel for how the climate and the weather are like, and that we could compose a page like this to try to convey...

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Jun 23, 2014

Hengifoss

An amazing place to visit. Easy walk to the waterfall with stunning views of the lake and mountains you as you walk off - you will not be disappointed

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Jun 23, 2014

About the World of Waterfalls

The World of Waterfalls is a website that allows us to document and share our personal waterfalling experiences. It gives us a way to relive and engage in some of the most treasured moments of our...

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Jun 22, 2014

Been there, Love it (Twin Falls, Maui)

The pictures above don't acurately show the main waterfall. It is very tall and you can walk behind the waterfall in almost a cave. I have seen the falls

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Jun 13, 2014

Great Falls of the Potomac River (near Washington DC, Virginia / Maryland, USA)

The Great Falls of the Potomac River was the waterfalling excuse for Julie, Tahia, and I to explore the vicinity of our Nation's Capital - Washington DC. We made it a point to drive the nearly...

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Jun 13, 2014

Eastern US: Travel Blog: National Mall Rats

In any case, I definitely felt like I was coming down with something as my congestion was now stuffing my nose. Fortunately, I was so tired that I was ultimately able to sleep, and I knew that I...

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Jun 09, 2014

Nice waterfall (Cummins Falls)

Went there many years ago and had to get there from the road using a rope people put there to access the swimming area. The area became a State Park in

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Jun 08, 2014

Eden Creek Falls

I have just stumbled across this site and as an avid waterfall watcher found it interesting. Now here is one that is hard to find and hard to get to but

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Jun 03, 2014

Hunted

Where were those waterfalls in downtown Portland

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May 30, 2014

Police academy 4

Does somebody knows wich waterfall shows in police academy 4?

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May 30, 2014

Cascade de l'Ars and 'Non aux ours'

Great hike,steepish but steady. The 'Non aux ours' / 'Non O ours' is nothing to do with the trail society (O.U.R.S.) - it is a protest against the reintroduction

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May 30, 2014

Gone Squatching (Panther Falls)

I visited these falls,if your not fit I would suggest not hiking down to them.There is another set of falls ,also called Panther Falls. I have not been

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May 30, 2014

Rancho La Costa Three With No Crowds

I believe I was 14 years old when I found these falls. I was living in Rancho La Costa in Carlsbad San Diego. I was just out adventuring because I was

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May 28, 2014

Thompson falls view point charges

Hi all, I grew up 10 kilometers or so from the falls and every time our parents took us to Nyahururu town, we went to see the falls. In December 2013,

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May 26, 2014

Sgwd Clun Gwyn (Wales UK)

Located in the Brecon Beacons National Park in South Wales the waterfall Sgwd Clun Gwyn (Fall of the White Meadow) can be found on the challenging 5.5mile

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May 20, 2014

Manoa Forest More Impressive

Yes it is true that Sacred Falls is impressive in terms of size and location up a steep-sided valley. However, the vegetation one passes on the way to

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May 18, 2014

The South Pacific - When is the best time to visit?

We have been to the South Pacific on several occasions... [and] experienced firsthand through our travels here the good, the bad, and the ugly when it came to the climate and the weather...

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May 17, 2014

Southern California Waterfalls - When is the best time to see them?

When it comes to Southern California Waterfalls, Julie and I have received questions regarding their waterflow... though we have seen our share of the ones in the Southland, we have come to realize...

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May 15, 2014

Understandable why the residents don't like visitors... (Hoopii Falls)

I live near the falls, and every few weeks I get a group of tourists hiking or driving through my land because they're trying to find the falls. It does

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May 12, 2014

World of Waterfalls List

This is the World of Waterfalls database or waterfalls list. It contains a list of all the waterfalls that we have personally visited shown in a single page.

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May 05, 2014

Minimum height of an official waterfall

What is the minimum height necessary to say that a waterfall is an official waterfall? I was watching a documentary about Yellowstone Park that said a

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May 05, 2014

Where does water in waterfalls come from?

I recently visited Tallajuah falls in Georgia, and the falls appear to have an inexhaustible amount of water. Where does it come from?

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Apr 28, 2014

Amazingly beautiful, best in evening sun (Seljalandsfoss)

Seljalandfoss is amazingly beautiful and best in evening sun, a little before sunset: The day tours already left for the drive back home, so you're more

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Apr 20, 2014

Monrovia Canyon Falls (Monrovia, California, USA)

Monrovia Canyon Falls is a pleasant two-tiered waterfall in the foothills near the suburb of Monrovia. Presenting another little getaway from Angelinos like us...

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Apr 20, 2014

California: Travel Blog: Easter Surprises

Ultimately, we would go on the familiar winding road up to Monrovia Canyon Park. We were worried about the parking situation here given the past troubles the last time we were here. At first...

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Apr 20, 2014

New Zealand Waterfalls

New Zealand Waterfalls were sprinkled about in a country that was featured in the Peter Jackson Lord of the Rings movies - and it let the world in on its best kept secret. The country boasts...

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Apr 20, 2014

Top 10 Best New Zealand Waterfalls - our list of the best that we've visited

It's not easy to put together a Top 10 Best New Zealand Waterfalls List because it's completely subjective and limited to each person's experience with the falls being named. This list is based on...

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Apr 14, 2014

California: Travel Blog: Recovery By Waterfalling

So we kept forward hoping perhaps to find a plaza or fast-food restaurant to stop at to see what was going on. But moments later, Tahia started puking. And it seemed like she was heaving quite...

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Apr 07, 2014

California: Travel Blog: Our Pink-Eyed Pea

...there was a bit of unusual circumstances on our way out as we heard a loud circling chopper hovering right above the canyon. It was kind of ironic that we saw some memorial dedicated to "Arturo"...

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Mar 31, 2014

Paradise Falls (Wildwood Park / Thousand Oaks, California, USA)

Paradise Falls (also referred to as Wildwood Falls) is a lovely 40ft waterfall in the canyons of Wildwood Park in the Thousand Oaks area just minutes east of the popular...

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