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“The Hunt for Red Ts” (Hordaland County, Norway – June 24, 2005 to June 26, 2005)

It seemed that the further I went, the trail got progressively muddier, overgrown, and less defined. I kept thinking that I must be doing something wrong, but I swear I couldn’t find another way…

Langfoss

Langfoss is a powerful and towering 612m sloping waterfall dropping right into the scenic Åkrafjord visible from the E134 near Etne in Vestland, Norway.

Sandsfossen

Sandsfossen is a short but wide waterfall with a salmon ladder and viewing ‘studio’ near the town of Sand in the Ryfylke region of Rogaland County, Norway.

“Storfossen”

Storfossen is an informal name we chose to associate this rather obscure, wispy waterfall near the Mosvatn Lake to the southeast of Sand in Rogaland, Norway.

Hongavikfossen

Hongavikfossen is a conspicuous roadside waterfall spilling 155m over a tunnel into the Saudafjord in the Suldal Municipality of Rogaland County, Norway.

Svandalsfossen

Svandalsfossen is an in-your-face waterfall right by the 520 Road on the way to Sauda by the Saudafjord with a pullout and short walk to really see it up close.

Sauda to Roldal Waterfalls

The Sauda to Røldal Waterfalls page is where I’m paying homage to the numerous waterfalls we encountered as we drove along this stretch of the Rv520 mostly through moorish highlands between…

Espelandsfossen

Espelandsfossen is one of a handful of major waterfalls in the waterfall-laced Odda Valley between Skare and Odda all seen from the Rv13 in Vestland, Norway.

Latefossen

Latefossen (Låtefossen) is easily the most popular and dramatic of the waterfalls in Oddadalen (the Odda Valley) with a 165m twin falls in Vestland, Norway.

Vidfoss

Vidfoss is a large (allegedly 300m) waterfall with an unusual inverted shape in the waterfall-laced Odda Valley between Odda and Skare in Vestland, Norway.

Strondsfossen

Strondsfossen is the another Odda Valley Waterfall just south of the town of Odda fed by the Folgefonna Glacier and visible from the Rv13 in Vestland, Norway.

Tjornadalsfossen

Tjornadalsfossen (Tjørnadalsfossen) is a towering waterfall opposite Strondsfossen in the Odda Valley visible by a couple of trails leading to a hill fort.

Furebergsfossen

Furebergsfossen is a 108m waterfall that is a hard-to-photograph in-your-face waterfall spilling into the Maurangsfjord and fed by the Folgefonna Glacier.

AEdnafossen and the Folgefonna Waterfalls

AEdnafossen (Ædnafossen) is a 175-200m bulbous waterfall spilling into the southern arm of the Hardangerfjord seen from the Rv13 near Odda and Tyssedal, Norway.

Skrikjofossen and Opofossen

Skrikjofossen and Opofossen are a waterfall pair dropping 300-455m from the Hardanger Plateau into the valley behind the town of Lofthus in Vestland, Norway.

Manafossen

Manafossen (Månafossen) is a 92m waterfall near the town of Frafjord accessed by a steep hike to overlooks en route to the Mån Farm in Rogaland, Norway.

Flakkefossen

Flakkefossen is a seemingly obscure waterfall tumbling on the Digeelva River towards the Flakksvann Lake in the Birkeland Municipality of Agder, Norway.

Teinefossen

Teinefossen is a photogenic, easy-to-visit waterfall on the Tøvdal, which we stumbled upon while seeking out Flakkefossen in Birkeland, Agder County, Norway.

Kvasfossen

Kvasfossen (or Kvåsfossen) is a 36m waterfall split by a rock said to be placed there by a troll trying to control the salmon run in Agder County, Norway.

Tengsfossen

Tengsfossen is a river-type waterfall on the Bjerkreimselva in Rogaland County, Norway, that we stumbled upon accidentally while in search of Fotlandsfossen.