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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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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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