World of Waterfalls Blog
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Most recent blog posts (reverse chronological order):
Aling Aling Waterfall (Air Terjun Aling Aling)
Aling Aling Waterfall is the largest of four waterfalls in the same excursion, but it’s this main falls that drew us to the excursion in the first place.
Banyu Wana Amertha Waterfall
The Banyu Wana Amertha Waterfall is actually a series of four waterfalls in one excursion on streams downslope of the Danau Buyan Lake likely draining it.
Banyumala Twin Waterfalls
The Banyumama Twin Waterfall is actually a convergence of multiple springs in addition to the namesake tall twin pair. So photos don’t do this place justice.
Munduk Waterfalls (Golden Valley Waterfall and Red Coral Waterfall)
The Munduk Waterfalls are a series of at least four sizable falls – Golden Valley, Red Coral Waterfall, Labuhan Kebo, and Melanting – all doable in one hike.
Batu Lantang Waterfall (Air Terjun Batu Lantang)
Batu Lantang Waterfall is an intimate and off-the-beaten path waterfall in the Pelaga Eco Park near the mountainous center of Bali near Nungnung Waterfall.
Gitgit Waterfall (Air Terjun Gitgit)
The Gitgit Waterfall was one of several waterfalls of this name on the Gitgit Stream on the northern slopes of Bali, but this one is the largest of them all.
Leke Leke Waterfall (Air Terjun Leke Leke)
The once obscure Leke Leke Waterfall has been becoming popular in recent years as it featured a tall attractive drop with a cave-like overhang at its base.
Nungnung Waterfall (Air Terjun Nungnung)
Nungnung Waterfall is an unusually tall, gushing waterfall making it one of our favorites in Bali. However, we had go on a steep, slippery upside-down hike.
Yeh Labuh Waterfall (Air Terjun Yeh Labuh)
The Yeh Labuh Waterfall is a tall and thin waterfall that provided us a waterfalling excuse to pursue it while making the long drive from Ubud to East Bali.
Tibumana Waterfall (Air Terjun Tibumana)
Tibumana Waterfall is a plunging waterfall with a classically tall rectangular shape. It’s also pretty straightforward and easy-to-visit so it’s popular.
Sumampan Waterfall (Air Terjun Sumampan)
The Sumampan Waterfall is a somewhat off-the-beaten-path waterfall with stone engravings near Ubud, which is unusual since the city sees lots of tourists.
Kanto Lampo Waterfall (Air Terjun Kanto Lampo)
Kanto Lampo Waterfall is a wide, rippling waterfall making it pretty unusual considering most of Bali’s waterfalls tended to be tall with narrow drops.
Tukad Cepung Waterfall (Air Terjun Tukad Cepung)
The Tukad Cepung Waterfall blew up on the socials with its sun beams penetrating the humid, mist-filled Balinese air fronting the falls in a narrow gorge.
Tegenungan Waterfall (Air Terjun Tegenungan)
The Tegenungan Waterfall is perhaps Bali’s most visited and built-up waterfall given its proximity to the city of Ubud as well as its gushing flow and size.
“Instavel Lemmings” (Bali, Indonesia – June 17, 2022 to June 27, 2022)
While they made interesting photo subjects, we tried not to make eye contact with them and we tried to keep our distance as told by Adi. However, in one sudden
Tjaynera Falls (Sandy Creek Falls)
Tjaynera Falls (also called Sandy Creek Falls) was an impressive waterfall that can only be reached by a scary 4wd road followed by a 3.4km return walk.
Buley Rockhole was a series of cascades with swimming holes, some of which you can do cliff jumps into. It’s a fun alternative to the nearby Florence Falls.
Motor Car Falls (Yurmikmik)
Motor Car Falls is one of the few waterfalls that you can actually hike to during the Wet Season in Kakadu National Park, but it trickles in the Dry Season.
Barramundi Falls (Maguk)
Barramundi Falls (or Maguk) is a waterfall with a huge Dry Season swimming hole accessed by a washboarded 4wd road and 1km hike in Kakadu National Park.
“Total Improvisations” (Northern Territory, Australia – June 8, 2022 to June 17, 2022)
The first thing that alarmed us was that they didn’t check our bags through to Darwin, which was worrisome because the connection between flights was tough.