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Most recent blog posts (reverse chronological order):

Napa and Sonoma Plant Paradox Weekend Itinerary – February 21, 2020 to February 23, 2020

This Napa Valley and Sonoma 3-day weekend itinerary mixed waterfalls with the typical food and wine self-guided tour on a brief road trip from Los Angeles…

Bear Gulch Falls

Bear Gulch Falls was probably one of the more intimate waterfall experiences in the remote Pinnacles National Park. The reserve was formerly known as Pinnacles National Monument until Obama…

Bear Gulch Cave Falls and Condor Gulch Falls

Bear Gulch Cave Falls and Condor Gulch Falls were two waterfalls that I encountered while doing the ranger-recommended loop hike encompassing the Bear Gulch Cave Trail, the High Peaks Trail…

“Scratching That College Itch” (Sonoma and Napa Valley – February 21, 2020 to February 23, 2020)

Sure enough, when we got to the Bear Gulch Nature Center, given all the delays that Julie induced on the way here, it turned out that the car in front of us took the very last parking spot…

“Change of Access” (Heart Rock Falls – February 16, 2020)

When they eventually showed up, we ultimately got started on our hike at about 10:20am. Surprisingly, our group actually consisted of about five different families, I think, with lots of kids…

The 19 Best Los Angeles Waterfalls

This Los Angeles Waterfalls page is where we share the best waterfall trails or hikes in Los Angeles County and Orange County from an Angeleno’s perspective…

“Hot Sweaty Mess in February” (Trail Canyon Falls – February 8, 2020)

Along the way, I saw quite a few more hikers going up to the falls, including one couple where one woman really looked like she struggled (making me wonder if she had brought enough water…

The Preikestolen, Kjeragbolten (Kjerag), and Trolltunga Itinerary

If you want to do Norway’s Preikestolen, Kjerag, and Trolltunga, here’s a way to experience all three bucket-list attractions and still enjoy it!

Geirangerfjord and Naeroyfjord

Geirangerfjord and Naeroyfjord are Norwegian fjords designated as UNESCO World Heritage sites. In this article, we compare these famous fjords in Norway…

“Nice But Never Again” (Black Star Canyon Falls – January 4, 2020)

We even had to scramble and skirt by some slippery and eroded ledges or dropoffs (including one rope-assisted part) where Tahia got real nervous and even cried as she was starting to lose confidence..

Black Star Canyon Falls

Black Star Canyon Falls (I’ve also seen it spelled Blackstar Canyon Falls) felt to us like one of those waterfalls where we showed up late to the party when it came to witnessing it in person…

“Snow Den” (Switzer Falls – December 28, 2019)

Julie and I were hoping big time that it wouldn’t result in a really bad injury to one of them where we’d likely get blamed for bringing them to this hike in the first place should such a calamity…

Hiring Help for Custom Coding in WordPress

You may be wondering why I’m writing about WordPress help on a waterfalls website. Well, it turned out that just migrating my website to the WordPress content management system wound up consuming a stressful three years of my life…

Samoa 10 Days Itinerary – November 9, 2019 to November 18, 2019

This was a trip where Julie and I took a breather from the day-to-day to celebrate our 15-year wedding anniversary as well as coupling that with Julie’s birthday. Samoa was the last of the major South Pacific Islands destinations that we had yet to go waterfalling…

Robert Louis Stevenson Pool

The Robert Louis Stevenson Pool (or RLS Pool for short) was kind of an unexpected waterfalling surprise when Julie and I made a last-minute visit to the Robert Louis Stevenson Museum (or RLS Museum)..

Afu Aau Waterfall

The Afu Aau Waterfalls (or Afu Aau Falls as well as Afu-A-Au Waterfalls; also called Olemoe Falls) was an idyllic swimming hole on the southern coast of Savaii Island (or more accurately Savai’i)…

Mu Pagoa Waterfall

The Mu Pagoa Waterfall was kind of a locals waterfall as it didn’t seem to have any tourism infrastructure devoted to it. That said, the falls featured a wide drop of about 5m tall and perhaps…

Papaseea Sliding Rocks

The Papaseea Sliding Rocks (or Papase’ea Sliding Rocks) was a series of waterfalls on the Papase’ea Stream that seemed to be well known and popular given its proximity to the town of Apia…

Falefa Falls

Falefa Falls was another swimming hole type waterfall, which promised to offer relief from the stifling humidity of Samoa. While I’ve noticed in the literature that it was possible to view this…

Sauniatu Waterfall

The Sauniatu Waterfall (or Sauniatu Falls) was probably as off-the-beaten-track of a waterfall as we wound up visiting in Samoa. Compared to most of the waterfalls that we encountered on the…