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Most recent blog posts (reverse chronological order):

Schraubenfall and Kesselfall

The Kesselfall and Schraubenfall were the more accessible waterfalls in the Hintertux Glacier Resort Area at the very head of the Tuxertal Valley. These were the lower two named waterfalls…

Schleierfall

The Schleierfall (I’ve also seen it called the Schleierwasserfall; “Veil Waterfall”) was probably the most impressive of the waterfalls in the Hintertux Resort Area. Sitting where the Weitentalbach…

Cascata Tervela

The Cascate Tervela (or Cascata di Tervela) was kind of an obscure waterfall by the town of Santa Cristina di Val Gardena. With hardly any signage informing visitors of its name nor where to park…

Cascate del Pisciadu

The Cascate del Pisciadu (or Cascate del Pisciadù; Pisciadu Waterfalls) was one of the waterfalls we targeted in our return trip to the Dolomites area of Northern Italy in the Summer of 2018…

Umbal Waterfalls

The Umbal Waterfalls experience was actually a three-for-one kind of deal for us. While the main waterfall carrying the name Umbalfälle on the Umbalbach (which was also the headwaters of the Isel…

“Self-Inflicted Wounds” (Tyrol, Bavaria, Frankfurt, and Paris – July 16, 2018 to July 27, 2018)

Apparently, there was an issue with the profile of our boarding passes as somehow we were classified as students under age 30. I recalled we had a similar issue back at LAX but it didn’t result in…

Gunstner Waterfall

The Gunstner Waterfall (or more accurately Günstner or Guenstner) was certainly another one of the quieter waterfalls that I’ve encountered during our epic Summer 2018 trip to Austria…

Krimml Waterfalls

The Krimml Waterfalls were probably Austria’s most impressive waterfalls. Thundering forcefully over four major drops on the Krimmler Ache for a grand total of 381m in cumulative height, it also…

Raggaschlucht Waterfalls

The Raggaschlucht Waterfalls were a series of waterfalls nestled within the popular Raggaschlucht Gorge. While there were several smaller chutes and cascades squeezed into the depths of the gorge…

Malta Hochalmstrasse Waterfalls

The Malta Hochalmstrasse Waterfalls (or Malta Hochalmstraße Waterfalls) page is where I’m paying homage to some of the waterfalls that we encountered when we did this drive up to the head…

Fallbach Waterfall

The Fallbach Waterfall was a pretty easy waterfall to visit. In fact, it seemed like everything about my visit to this waterfall was with the family in mind. So not only was the walk to the base…

Felbertauern Waterfalls

The Felbertauern Waterfalls page was kind of a place to put the series of waterfalls that Julie and I noticed from the toll station at the Felbertauern Tunnel. The scenery here was simply too…

Grossglockner Waterfalls

The Grossglockner Waterfalls (or Großglockner Wasserfälle) page is kind of my homage to the many roadside waterfalls that we spotted and stopped for along the famous Grossglockner High Alpine Road…

Walcher Waterfall

The Walcher Waterfall was an impressively tall series of cascades tumbling down a mountainside very close to the toll booths for the Grossglockner High Alpine Road at Ferleiten. According to the…

Gossnitz Waterfall

The Gossnitz Waterfall (or Gößnitz Waterfall; Goessnitz without the German letters) was the one waterfall that we did on our Grossglockner High Alpine Road Tour that actually required us to earn it…

Jungfernsprung Waterfall

The Jungfernsprung Waterfall was another one of the roadside waterfalls along the Grossglockner High Alpine Road, but this particular one happened to be signposted with a car park and a cafe…

Finsterbach Waterfalls

The Finsterbach Waterfalls were a series of three waterfalls with heights of 23m, 21m, and 34m, respectively. To my knowledge, the first waterfall was called the namesake Finsterbachfall…

Wildenstein Waterfall

The Wildenstein Waterfall was a free-falling 54m waterfall on the Wildensteinerbach at the foot of the Hochobir Mountain that was probably the southernmost of the Austrian waterfalls that we…

Myrafalle

Myrafalle (or more accurately Myrafälle) was a series of cascades and small waterfalls on the Myrabach. While the waterfalls themselves didn’t have the kind of scenic allure that most of the other…

Wasserlochklamm Waterfalls

The Wasserlochklamm Waterfalls were a series of waterfalls tumbling within a steep and narrow gorge in a pretty out-of-the-way (as far as the typical tourist route is concerned) part of North…