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Most recent blog posts (reverse chronological order):

Mordolefossen

Mordolefossen (Mordølefossen) is a high an obscure waterfall noticeable across the Lustrafjord between Skjolden and Luster in Vestland County, Norway.

Feigefossen

Feigefossen is an unregulated waterfall by the Lustrafjord near Skjolden dropping 218m in a single leap making it the second tallest such waterfall in Norway.

Geisfossen, Ryefossen, and the Jostedalen Waterfalls

Geisfossen is a series of four segmented side-by-side waterfalls in the Jostedal Valley. It is one of several waterfalls in the valley, including Ryefossen.

“Nearly Without A Place To Stay” (South Central Norway – June 27, 2005 to July 1, 2005)

Just then, a police car with a pair of officers pulled up from behind us and had its high beams flashed onto us. Clearly, they must’ve thought we were up to no good…

Siseljafossen

Siseljafossen was a waterfall that tested my determination for visiting it. What I remembered most about this excursion (besides heavy rain during my visit) was how obscure and tricky it was…

Tvindefossen

Tvindefossen is a convenient and popular 152m waterfall that sees lots of tour bus traffic. It’s just north of Voss along the E16 in Vestland County, Norway.

Stalheimsfossen and Sivlefossen

Stalheimsfossen and Sivlefossen are large 126m and 142m waterfalls, respectively, flanking the serpentine road Stalheimskleiva in Vestland County, Norway.

Kjelfossen

Kjelfossen is a 755m waterfall tumbling into the Nærøydal Valley making it one of the tallest waterfalls in Norway. It sits near both Gudvangen and Flåm.

Kjosfossen, Rjoandefossen, and the Flam Railway Waterfalls

Kjosfossen is a 93m hourglass-shaped waterfall that is the main highlight of the Flam Railway (Flåmsbana) experience, which featured many other waterfalls.

Stodnafossen

Stodnafossen (Stødnafossen) is an 88m waterfall nestled behind a residential area in the town of Lærdal. We only got roadside views and didn’t hike to it.

Rjukandefossen

Rjukandefossen is a powerful double-waterfall where the raging Mørkedøla dropped 18m throwing up a lot of its namesake ‘smoke’ in the Hemsedal Valley.

Hydnefossen

Hydnefossen is a tall 140m waterfall watched over by the 1300m Veslehorn Mountain in the famed ski resort area of Hemsedal Valley in Buskerud County, Norway.

Kyrfossen

Kyrfossen was one of those waterfalls that Julie and I accidentally stumbled upon when we decided to drive to Osafjorden and the town of Osa on a whim. I didn’t recall exactly what compelled us to…

Skarvefossen

Skarvefossen is a roadside waterfall that we happened to stumble upon while searching for Espelandsfossen in the Granvin Municipality of Vestland, Norway.

Espelandsfossen

Espelandsfossen is a large waterfall overlooking the lake Espelandsvatnet in Granvin Municipality reachable by a short climbing trail in Vestland, Norway.

Skjervsfossen

Skjervsfossen is a two-step waterfall with a 150m cumulative height with a 70m upper drop near the town of Voss in the Granvin Municipality of Norway.

Steinsdalsfossen

Steinsdalsfossen is a 46m waterfall with an easy trail allowing you to go behind it. Kaiser Wilhelm II loved this place and came here each summer before WWI.

Fossen Bratte

Fossen Bratte is an 80m waterfall between Bergen and Norheimsund with a pair of memorials – one for a French couple at the bottom and a WWII one at the top.

Hesjedalsfossen

Hesjedalsfossen is a 70m dual waterfall facing the Osterfjord on the narrow road near Eidslandet in the Vaksdal Municipality of Vestland County, Norway.

Stigfossen and Fjellfossen

Stigfossen and Fjellfossen are a waterfall tandem sitting at the back of the communities of Myster and Eidslandet in Vaksdal Municipality of Vestland, Norway.