World of Waterfalls Blog

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Most recent blog posts (reverse chronological order):

“Social Clustering” (Millard Falls – June 9, 2020)

In my mind, I was thinking that all the caution that we were practicing was essentially getting thrown to the wind the moment you start involving people who don’t take this seriously…

“COVID Mixed Signals” (San Antonio Falls – May 8, 2020)

Regardless, by the time we were driving on Mt Baldy Road, we were seeing on multiple occasions flashing signs saying ‘All Baldy Trails Closed’ and ‘Parked Vehicles Will Be Towed Away’…

“Forbidden Social Distancing” (Rubio Canyon Falls – April 14, 2020)

Julie was fearful that they might get reported to police so they stayed behind, but now that planted in my mind that perhaps there was a time limit for my exploration before the cops would show up…

Rubio Canyon Falls

Rubio Canyon Falls is a series of seasonal waterfalls with a bit of a checkered past nestled within a steep canyon in the foothills of the San Gabriels.

“Cabin Fever” (Dana Point Waterfall – April 10, 2020)

Still, with all the mental stress from being stuck in the house and the uncertainty for how long COVID-19 was going to last in America, we were definitely getting cabin fever. Spring was usually…

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 is a temporary bouldery waterfall on the order of 30ft or so requiring serious timing to see perform in Pinnacles National Park, California.

Bear Gulch Cave Falls and Condor Gulch Falls

Bear Gulch Cave Falls and Condor Gulch Falls are 2 waterfalls encountered while I did the ranger-recommended 5.3-mile loop of the best scenery in Pinnacles NP.

“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 is a seasonal waterfall with a bloody past reached by a difficult 7.5-mile hike and scramble in the Santa Ana Mountains near Irvine, CA.

“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…

How To Hire A WordPress Developer – Learning From My Mistakes

So how do you hire a WordPress Developer? I went through this when I migrated my website to WordPress, and I’m sharing my mistakes so you don’t make them!

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) is a short seasonal waterfall in a lush man-modified pool near the RLS Museum in Apia, Upolu, Samoa.