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Most recent blog posts (reverse chronological order):

“These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things” (Austria – July 2, 2018 to July 16, 2018)

…even after trying to apply the brakes, I leaned too far backwards and managed to fall back onto the track. I felt something on my elbows immediately but I was more concerned about Tahia…

Muhlbach Waterfall

Muhlbach Waterfall (Mühlbachfall) is the conspicuous falls right above the beautiful lakeside UNESCO World Heritage town of Hallstatt in Salzkammergut, Austria.

Rothbachfall and the Koenigssee Waterfalls

Röthbachfall is a 470m waterfall (the tallest waterfall in Germany) behind Obersee. We took a boat and hiked to it, where we also saw the Königssee Waterfalls.

Tatzelwurm Waterfall

Tatzelwurm Waterfall (Wasserfall Tatzelwurm) is a pair of falls each 10m in height on the Auerbach seen from a short walk by Oberaudorf, Bavaria, Germany.

Josefsthaler Waterfalls

Josefsthaler Waterfalls (Josefsthaler Wasserfälle) are a 20m falls with other cascades on Hachelbach seen by a short walk or 4km loop near Schliersee, Germany.

Leutaschklamm Waterfall

Leutaschklamm Waterfall is a 23m falls sitting at the bottom of the Leutaschklamm Gorge, which is at the Germany and Austria border near Mittenwald, Germany.

Kuhflucht Waterfalls

Kuhflucht Waterfalls (Kuhfluchtwasserfälle) are a 270m set of falls tumbling from a spring (Kuhfluchtquelle) high up in the Bavarian Alps by Farchant, Germany.

Hoellentalklamm Waterfalls

Hollentalklamm Waterfalls (Höllentalklamm Wasserfälle) are falls on the Hammersbach in a narrow gorge under the glaciers of Zugspitze near Grainau, Germany.


Lechfall is a man-made waterfall spilling over a dam ladder on the Lech River built in the 18th century as a means of flood control near Füssen, Germany.

Poellat Gorge Waterfall

Poellat Gorge Waterfall (Pöllatschlucht Wasserfall) is a 30m falls beneath Maria’s Bridge (Marienbrücke) next to Neuschwanstein Castle near Füssen, Germany.

Zipfelsbach Waterfall

Zipfelsbach Waterfall (Zipfelsbach Wasserfall) is a 300m falls in several drops of which I hiked to the bottom 2 from the town of Hinterstein, Bayern, Germany.

Hinanger Waterfall

Hinanger Waterfall (Hinanger Wasserfall) is a 12m limestone falls on a path with steps, bridges, and travertine cliffs in the Allgäu near Sonthofen, Germany.

Scheidegger Waterfalls

Scheidegger Waterfalls (Scheidegger Wasserfälle) are 3 waterfalls on the Rickenbach in Rohrach Gorge that I experienced in an excursion near Lindau, Germany.

Urach Waterfall

Urach Waterfall is a 37m limestone falls on the Brühlbach where a popular and family-friendly walk followed this gentle stream near Bad Urach, Germany.

Burgbach Waterfall

Burgbach Waterfall is a 32m falls that I experienced on a 1.8km walk in a tranquil forested setting near Bad Rippoldsau-Schapbach in Germany’s Schwarzwald.

Allerheiligen Waterfalls

Allerheiligen Waterfalls (Allerheiligen Wasserfälle) are an 83m tall set of falls in Schwarzwald National Park below medieval abbey ruins near Oppenau, Germany.

Geroldsau Waterfall

Geroldsau Waterfall is a quaint waterfall in the woods that we experienced with a short walk near the Roman spa and casino town of Baden-Baden, Germany.

Todtnau Waterfall

Todtnau Waterfall is a 97m Stübenbächle by the town of Todtnau in Germany’s Black Forest (Schwarzwald) all linked by trails that also go to its top and bottom.

Triberg Waterfalls

Triberg Waterfalls are a 163m tall series of waterfalls (said to be Germany’s tallest) on the Gutach in the Black Forest, all of which we saw on a 1.6km walk.

“Bavarian Fantasy Works” (Black Forest and Bavarian Germany – June 21, 2018 to July 1, 2018)

At this point, I then walked back through the village and started asking people if they had seen “eine frau und eine tochter”. The firefighters near the trailhead said they hadn’t seen them…