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Most recent blog posts (reverse chronological order):

Bryce Canyon Weekend Itinerary – April 10, 2003 to April 12, 2003

This trip was intended to share with the parents the wonderful experiences that Julie and I (along with a couple of friends) had just a couple of years prior when we did a Grand Circle trip. But since we had to fit this into a weekend, this exposure could only come in increments…

“Hoodoo Voodoo” (Bryce Canyon – April 11, 2003 to April 12, 2003)

What we didn’t expect was that the hoodoos made some pretty interesting formations like the one that resembled Scooby-Doo, the cartoon character dog…

Big Sur Errands Itinerary – March 28, 2003 to March 30, 2003

I called this trip our Big Sur Errands trip because we used a weekend to scout out possible wedding venues. Of course, since we were already up here, we also took advantage of being able to go waterfalling in between these venue visits…

Limekiln Falls

Limekiln Falls was a pretty neat diversion along the rugged Big Sur coast. Sitting in the Limekiln State Park, we thought it was perhaps the most compelling attraction in the reserve, which…

Canyon Falls

Canyon Falls was the unfortunate overshadowed neighbor to the gorgeous McWay Falls as they share the Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park. That said, its “unfortunate” location may also be fortunate if…

Cooper Canyon Falls

Cooper Canyon Falls was a waterfall that was quite close to the LA Basin as the crow flies, but it was actually one of the more distant ones we’ve visited. Getting there involved a fairly long drive

Zion Rainy Weekend Itinerary – March 14, 2003 to March 16, 2003

With our waterfalling passion in full swing, I had this idea to try to time a visit to Zion National Park (and its harsh desert environment) in the hopes of seeing waterfalls. What transpired was this short weekend trip where we managed to see waterfalls under a rain storm…

“Spring Rain” (Zion National Park – March 15, 2003 to March 16, 2003)

It turned out that we happened to show up just in time for a parade that was going through the main road in Virgin. We might have missed most of the parade, but the long queue of waiting motorists…

Switzer Falls

Switzer Falls was one waterfall that kind of became an exercise in frustration when it came to satisfactory experiences. You see, we’ve typically seen this waterfall in low flow…

Trail Canyon Falls

Trail Canyon Falls was one of the prettier waterfalls that we’ve seen in the mountains of Los Angeles County. It even once appeared on our Top 10 Best Southern California Waterfalls List…

Millard Falls

Millard Falls was a local waterfall that really felt like one of the more family-friendly adventures when it came to waterfalling in the Southland. Not only was the hiking short and the terrain…

Rose Valley Falls

Rose Valley Falls was perhaps one of the easier waterfalls that we’ve visited, especially when it was near the rugged expanse of the Sespe Wilderness north of Ojai. Therefore, it wasn’t surprising…

Havasupai Indian Reservation Itinerary – November 28, 2002 to December 1, 2002

This itinerary was of a planned Thanksgiving extended weekend trip to the Havasupai Indian Reservation. The obvious goals were to experience the main waterfalls – Havasu Falls, Mooney Falls, and Navajo Falls…

Havasu Falls

Havasu Falls is one of the most beautiful waterfalls I have ever seen. It tumbles some 90ft in a pair of plumes as they plunge off travertine cliffs into turquoise pools below…

Mooney Falls

Mooney Falls is the tallest of the Havasupai Reservation waterfalls. It plunges some 190ft in a tall singular column amongst ominous-looking travertine stalactites…

Navajo Falls

Navajo Falls is the first major waterfall you’ll see as you follow the Havasu Creek downstream in the Havasupai Reservation. It tumbles some 75ft through thick brush…

“Thanksgiving amongst the Havasupai” (Havasu Canyon – November 28, 2002 to December 1, 2002)

The weather forecast had said we would face bad weather today. It certainly looked that way yesterday in Laughlin when dark skies and swaying trees seemed to indicate the arrival of a big storm…

Tahiti Itinerary – September 1, 2002 to September 10, 2002

This itinerary covered our very first time visiting Tahiti (more formally known as French Polynesia). With the effects of 9/11 still being felt as far as Americans traveling abroad, Julie seized the opportunity to go for this trip for what turned out to be…

“Crossing Tahiti Nui” (Papenoo Valley, Tahiti Nui – September 9, 2002)

As the high clearance monster truck was slowly making its way over some ledges and boulders, the tour guide Noah stopped the 4×4 and got out. Then, he said, “one of the wheels is going flat…”

Papenoo Valley Waterfalls

The Papenoo Valley Waterfalls page is where I’m placing the handful of waterfalls we managed to see while on a 4×4 tour through the heart of Tahiti Nui. The three named waterfalls (or at least…