Whangarei Waterfall

I was there and it’s absolutely amazing to watch it. The sound is so peaceful. First the calm water start cobbling over the rocks and runs faster and faster to the edge and then the down fall of all that water. This is something you have to experience yourself to enjoy it. In summer time […]

Todtnauer Waterfall (Germany)

The Todtnauer Waterfall can be found in the southern Black Forest just off of the L126 near the village of Todtnau. It falls 97m in two drops. From the car park there is an easy trail to the fall. A bridge crosses over midway and there are a couple of wooden reclining benches to allow […]

Wonderful experience

I went to see Angel Falls as a sole traveler and it was a marvelous experience. While I did not like Venezuela much, the waterfalls were astonishing. Their view … breathtaking and the sound they made was incredible. I choose to go with a small plane, but seeing the jungle from above, I wish I […]

Take a raincoat!

The Mist Trail remains our most memorable hike in Yosemite, Summer of 2010. Two families with four kids 11-14 years old arrived at the Park in the afternoon and we wanted to do one hike that day. One of the adults had heard of the Mist Trail to Vernal Falls and we took the shuttle […]

Becoming Kama’aina at Kapena Falls

I was very fortunate to be stationed at Sub Base Pearl in 1953 with my cousin Joe Rodriguez. As we are native Floridians, we both enjoyed the island of Oahu and its many beaches and sights. While hanging ten on Kuhio Beach with some local friends, they asked us if we would like to become […]

At Least One Dive… (Waimea Falls)

I was stationed at Schofield Barracks in 1964, and I met a local girl and we were married. She knew all the best waterfalls so we would travel around a lot. But my greatest time was when we went to Waimea Falls. She told me that she had once dove from the top, well it […]

Triberg Falls (Germany)

The town of Triberg famous for cuckoo clocks and cake lies in the heart of Germany’s Black Forest. The Triberg Falls are on the edge of the town where the Gutach River tumbles 163m in seven cascades through the forest. There are three entrances (you have to pay) to see the falls all of which […]

Valuable information for beginners

Good information for beginners and learners. As for as control mist/ moisture forming on to lens while taking photo against direction of fall of water, good to umbrella at an inclined angle so as to avoid blocking mist at the same time allowing lens to capture full or desired view of water falls (but need […]

Kilgore Falls

Located in rocks state park (Hartford county). It Is the second tallest free falling waterfall in Maryland. 17 feet tall

Fur seal pups (Ohau Falls)

My husband, two little girls (4 yrs and 3 yrs) and I stopped here last weekend and were amazed to see around 50 fur seal pups frolicking in these waterfalls. It was probably one of the most amazing nature experiences of my life.

Jungfernsprung (Austria)

The Jungfernsprung is located in a stunning valley near the village of Heiligenblut in the Hohe Tauern National Park in Austria. The fall drops 130m and can be easily viewed from the road. There is a trail through the forest to the base. The falls name comes from a local legend which tells of a […]

Favourite place on earth!

I go to Niagara Falls, Canada at least twice a year with my twin sister. We could write books with all the fun and harrowing facts we’ve learned. We’re addicted to the falls and sometimes go there just to escape the chaos of life. Love it so much!

Bad Gastein Waterfall (Austria)

The Falls in Bad Gastein which is situated in the Hohe Tauern National Park are unusual as they are situated in the centre of the town and are framed by buildings. The town has been a spa for many years and has some beautiful Belle Époque buildings. The Gasteiner Ache falls 341m in three drops. […]

Lesmurdie Falls

Back in 1965 I was living in Perth – now live in England – and I used to go to Lesmurdie Falls a few times. The photo is of me, Graham Blissett, and Mrs Jefferies whose house I stayed at in Queens Park for three years. As you can see, the falls were in full […]

Krimml Waterfall Austria

The Krimml Waterfall located in the Hohe Tauern National Park is the tallest in Austria. The falls are 380m in height and drop in 3 tiers. There is a well maintained path that enables you to hike the full length of the falls, with some good viewing platforms that enable you to get in the […]

Mongrel Bastards Mountain Bike Club

As a Queenslander in ‘enemy territory’ I was lucky enough to be allowed to tag along on a 75km mountain bike ride that started at Eltham to the South, took in Minyon Falls and looped back. It’s an annual event hosted by the affectionately named “Mongrel Bastards Mountain Bike Club” in Lismore. Don’t let the […]

Combined Hermit-Sturtevant hike

You don’t need to get all the way up and down to combine Hermit and Sturtevant Falls hikes into one. First Water is connected with Robert’s Camp by a trail going along the creek and cabins. Although be ready to get wet in the high water season because there are some creek crossings and they […]

What creates the wind at the bottom of a waterfall?

Is it due to the water moving air out of the way as it falls, or is it just due to the force of impact when water hits the bottom? How can you predict how much wind a certain waterfall will produce?

Lytle Creek Bonita Falls and unnamed falls

Hiked to Bonita Falls in Lytle creek with my son. There are also 3 small caves there. If you climb up to the left of the falls you can see part of the upper falls which are 190′. Bonita is supposedly 160′. I have heard that Hummingbirds are present when the flowers bloom on the […]

Escondido Falls

This was an incredible hike! it was very crowded the day I went but it was well worth seeing the falls!! Whenever I saw pictures of the upper falls, i did not believe the true size, it looks much smaller in photos!! When we got to the lower falls, it was very fanned out with […]