World of Waterfalls Blog

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Most recent blog posts (reverse chronological order):

Afu Aau Waterfall

The Afu Aau Waterfalls (Olemoe Falls) is a 15-20m waterfall with an idyllic plunge pool perfect for swimming on the southern coast of Savaii Island in Samoa.

Mu Pagoa Waterfall

Mu Pagoa Waterfall is a 5m tall 15-20m wide falls on the Lata River spilling over an old lava flow right into the South Pacific Ocean off Savaii Island, Samoa.

Papaseea Sliding Rocks

Papaseea Sliding Rocks (or Papase’ea Sliding Rocks) are a set of waterfalls on the Papase’ea Stream with scary (risky) slanted rocks for sliding in Apia, Samoa.

Falefa Falls

Falefa Falls is a 10-15m river waterfall accessed through a lush and colorful garden towards a ledge on the river’s banks located east of Apia, Upolu, Samoa.

Sauniatu Waterfall

Sauniatu Waterfall (or Sauniatu Falls) is a 20m falls that required us to go on a bumpy road in eastern Upolu Island to the Mormon village of Sauniatu, Samoa.

Fuipisia Falls

Fuipisia Falls (or Fuipisia Waterfall) is a pair of waterfalls with the main one featuring a 54m twin falls reached by a short walk near Apia, Upolu, Samoa.

Togitogiga Waterfall

The Togitogiga Waterfall (or Togitogiga Falls) is a 2-drop waterfall that we visited for free as it was in O Le Pupu’pue National Park on Upolu Island, Samoa.

Sopoaga Falls

Sopoaga Falls (Sopo’aga Waterfall) is essentially a roadside waterfall as we only had to walk through a garden to the falls lookout near Apia, Upolu, Samoa.

Papapapaitai Falls

Papapapaitai Falls is a 100m waterfall (one of the tallest if not the tallest on Upolu Island) seen almost right off the Cross Island Road near Apia, Samoa.

“Circles” (Samoa – November 9, 2019 to November 18, 2019)

However, some kids came out of a house and demanded money pretty aggressively. The oldest asked that we pay 10 Tala for taking pictures (seemed like she was making it up as she went), and we did…

The Epic Scandinavia Trip Itinerary – June 12, 2019 to August 3, 2019

The Scandinavia Trip Itinerary page details our epic two-month family trip in the Summer covering almost all of Norway, Sweden, and the best of Denmark…

“Child’s Water Play” (Bass Lake – August 16, 2019 to August 18, 2019)

..I was busy taking pictures before heading out, we noticed that Sophia slipped and fell into a shallow part of Willow Creek. Dad aggressively went into the creek after her when he, too, slipped…

“Approved By Nature” (Fjord Norway and Southern Norway – July 15, 2019 to July 25, 2019)

Going down seemed to be every bit as treacherous as going up was hot and tiring. I really had to watch my step as I was going down, and my knees were feeling the aches and pains of receiving…

“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!…

“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)…

Angel Falls and Devils Slide

Angel Falls & Devils Slide are waterfalls on Willow Creek reached by trails off the Bass Lake north shore in Sierra National Forest near Oakhurst, California.

Corlieu Falls and Red Rock Falls

Corlieu Falls & Red Rock Falls are 80ft and 20ft waterfalls on Lewis Creek experienced on Lewis Creek National Recreation Trail between Oakhurst and Yosemite.

“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…

Forsakar

The Forsakar Waterfall is a 10-11m waterfall in the Forsakar Nature Reserve by a couple of walks from nearby Degeberga near the city of Kristianstad, Sweden.

Danska Fall

Danska Fall is a 10-15m waterfall (maybe up to 36m) on the Assman River with a bloody past but now features a beech forest near Halmstad, Halland, Sweden.