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


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


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


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 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 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.

Kvernhusfossen and Geitaskardet

Both Kvernhusfossen and Geitaskardet are attractive waterfalls on opposite sides of the valley of Modalen and the rural town of Mo in Vestland, Norway.


Skykkjedalsfossen is a reportedly 300m waterfall seen from a narrow road deep in the Simadal Valley near Eidfjord and the Hardangerfjord in Vestland, Norway.

Vedalsfossen and the Hjolmodalen Waterfalls

Vedalsfossen is said to be a tall waterfall twisting and turning its way into the Hjølmodal Valley and the Veig River as seen from a narrow mountain road.