World of Waterfalls Blog

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Most recent blog posts (reverse chronological order):

Todtnau Waterfall

The Todtnau Waterfall was an impressively tall waterfall deep in the Black Forest of southwestern Germany where the Stübenbächle dropped 97m. It was also one of the easier waterfalls to visit…

Geroldsau Waterfall

The Geroldsau Waterfall was one of the more obscure waterfalls that we’ve encountered in our waterfalling tour of Germany. In this particular case, we hardly saw any fanfare nor signage…

Burgbach Waterfall

The Burgbach Waterfall was another one of the waterfalls we visited while making the drive between Freiburg and Baden Baden. This pretty tranquil waterfall was said to have a cumulative drop of 32m…

“Bavarian Fantasy Works” (Black Forest and Bavarian Germany – June 21, 2018 to July 1, 2018)

At this point, I then walked back through the village and started asking people if they had seen “eine frau und eine tochter”. The firefighters near the trailhead said they hadn’t seen them…

Triberg Waterfalls

The Triberg Waterfalls were said to be Germany’s highest waterfalls where the Gutach tumbles 163m in cumulative height over a series of several waterfalls. In any case, while we tend to…

Petite Cascade de Tendon

The Petite Cascade de Tendon was really more of a short series of smaller-drop cascades. While it didn’t quite possess the size of the neighboring Grande Cascade de Tendon, this one seemed…

Grande Cascade de Tendon

True to its name, the Grande Cascade de Tendon was the larger of two waterfalls in relatively close proximity to each other in Northeastern France. This particular waterfall featured a cumulative…

Schiessentumpel

The Schiessentumpel Cascade (more formally spelled Schiessentümpel was the lone waterfall attraction that we visited in the landlocked country of Luxembourg. It was quite the obscure waterfall…

Saarburg Waterfall

The Saarburg Waterfall was a charming urban waterfall spilling within the old town (altstadt) of the medieval city of Saarburg. While we tend to have negative perceptions of urbanized man-modified…

“French German Interludes” (Northeast France, Western Germany, and Luxembourg – June 13, 2018 to June 20, 2018)

…the losing of the power plug on my laptop was definitely not-so-great news. And so I was mentally already in the mindset of finding a stop to find such replacement parts (if they still exist)…

Spring Break In The American Southwest With Kids And Grandparents Itinerary – March 29, 2018 to April 6, 2018

This was one of our more unusual trips in that it was the longest trip we’ve done involving a party of seven people. Of course, three of them were children as they all had the same Spring Break schedule. My parents also came along…

Should I Drive In Japan

Although Japan has a public transportation system that is both extensive and efficient, we’ve managed to find ourselves in plenty of situations where we were better off self-driving. And since we visit waterfalls practically everywhere…

Waterfalls Featured in Movies or on Television

Ever since Julie and I honeymooned in New Zealand back in 2004, we’ve been keenly aware that waterfalls show up frequently in the movies and on television.  As you can guess, the Lord of the Rings movies…

Waterfall Photography

In this article, I’m going to focus on waterfall photography to try to help you take more meaningful photographs of waterfalls – you know, the ones that can better tell the story behind them…

Kanarraville Falls

Kanarraville Falls was really a series of attractive waterfalls within Kanarra Creek Canyon that passed through a pair of attractive narrows while also presenting scrambling obstacles to overcome…

“Three Generations” (Northern Arizona and Southern Utah – March 29, 2018 to April 6, 2018)

For myself, this late start kind of exacerbated a day that wasn’t going that right for me as I was fighting a toothache that started last night and wouldn’t go away this morning. So I couldn’t…

Our Primary Essentials To Bring On A Waterfall Trip

While there are thousands of equipment and travel lists out there, I’ve found them to be pretty generic and not particularly helpful or induce a kind of paralysis by analysis as you wind up frozen with…

Five Must See Yosemite Waterfalls in a Three-Day Weekend

We’ve been to Yosemite National Park countless times.  However, if you’re new to visiting this national treasure, the suggestions and choices could be a bit overwhelming…

Australia: When Is The Best Time To Visit?

When is the best time to visit Australia – especially its waterfalls? The answer depends on which part of the country you’re visiting. That’s because with a country this size (think of it as being the equivalent of the United States), you can imagine that there are…

Australia Highlights

Even though this is a waterfalls website, we recognize that there are many highlights from the land down under in Australia (both involving and not involving waterfalls). So we’ve come up with this page to pay homage to some of the highlights that we…