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Most recent blog posts (reverse chronological order):

Skarvbergvika Waterfall and the Waterfalls on the way to Nordkapp

Skarbergvika Falls and the waterfalls on the way to Nordkapp page is where I’m dedicated such falls that I noticed on the long drive between Alta and Nordkapp.


Pikefossen (Nieidagorzi in Sami) is an 8m tall 75-100m wide waterfall on Kautokeino-Alta River north of Kautokeino on the Finnmark Plateau in Northern Norway.

Navitfossen and Roykfossen

Navitfossen (Navit Falls) & Røykfossen (Smoke Falls) are waterfalls on the Navitelva River dropping 15m and 30m, respectively. I hiked 2.3km total to see them.

Alta Waterfall

The Alta Waterfall is a seemingly nameless waterfall that we kept noticing while driving between our lodge and Alta, which is the center of Finnmark, Norway.


Henrikafossen is a 200m waterfall on the Sarajohka in Spansdalen near Tennevoll, which we used as an excuse to break up our long drive to Tromsø, Norway.

Sorvagen Waterfall

Sorvagen Waterfall (Sørvågen Waterfall) is a cascade along the Munkebu Trail featuring views over the fishing village of Sørvågen in Moskenes, Lofoten, Norway.

“Let It Go” (Northern Norway and Swedish Lappland – June 29, 2019 to July 14, 2019)

…the ferries returned to the dock, it looked like line 2 was moving first, then line 1. However, lines 6 and 7 didn’t move at all. When line 1 was done loading, the ferry took off without us!…


Starefossen is a waterfall about 40m on a thin brook in the residential hills above Bergen maybe a 5km walk or so from the funicular at Mt Fløyen, Norway.

Ringedalsfossen, Tyssestrengene, and the Trolltunga Waterfalls

Ringedalsfossen (420m) & Tyssestrengene (646m) are two named but regulated waterfalls that can be seen on the popular 20km Trolltunga hike near Odda, Norway.

Sagfossen and the Rullestad Waterfalls

Sagfossen was a conspicuous waterfall that we spotted while driving the E134 between Skarre and the nearby Langfossen Waterfall. Back when Julie and I first noticed this waterfall, we didn’t…


Kjeragfossen is a 715m waterfall behind the famous Kjeragbolten (or Kjerag), both of which I viewed on a 10km hike with 380m elevation gain in Rogaland, Norway.

Preikestolen Waterfalls

Preikestolen Waterfalls are the falls that we saw both on the 8km hike to famous Pulpit Rock and the Lysefjord Cruise to the Hengjane Falls in Rogaland, Norway.

Hunnedalen Waterfalls

The point of this Hunnedalen Waterfalls page was to acknowledge the scenic valleys and waterfalls that we encountered on the drive between Sirdal and Dirdal. It pretty much covered the stretch of…

Sarpefossen (Sarp Falls)

Sarpefossen (Sarp Falls or Sarpsfossen) is a 20m waterfall on the Glomma River powering Sarpsborg City and accelerating Norway’s path to industrialization.


Ramhultafallet is a seasonal 64m wide, 3-drop waterfall spilling into Lake Lygnern that we experienced on a couple of 300m paths near Sätila and Fjärås, Sweden.

Elgafossen (Algafallet)

Elgafossen (Elgåfossen) is a 46m unregulated waterfall on the Elja, which marked parts of the international border between Østfold, Norway and Bohuslän, Sweden.

“Righting Wrongs” (Southern and Fjord Norway – June 16, 2019 to June 29, 2019)

This wasn’t what the forecast had called for so I decided to wait out the squall. In the mean time, I was putting on waterproof pants and hiking boots inside the car (not a lot of room mind you)…


Stalpet Waterfall is a 20m dual waterfall on a infant Svartån River that we experienced with an easy walk both into and around its gorge near Aneby, Sweden.


Silverfallet are waterfalls on Karlsforsbäck each about 5-10m with aluminum mill and limestone kilning ruins where we did a 1.6km loop walk near Skövde, Sweden.

“Completing Experiences” (Denmark and Sweden – June 12, 2019 to June 16, 2019 and July 26, 2019 to August 3, 2019)

But with us apparently not going to be going onto this particular ferry, I was now wondering if we had made a mistake in relying on ferries as clearly we weren’t going to make it to Frederiksborg…