Category Archives: Waterfalls

Falling Waters Thirteen: Seljalandsfoss and Öxarárfoss, Iceland

May, 2014 We certainly have seen a lot of waterfalls on our travels. Seljalandsfoss was the first one where we could actually walk behind it – pretty cool! Seljalandsfoss (I’ve double and triple checked the spelling and I’m still not sure … Continue reading

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Falling Waters Twelve: Skógafoss, Iceland

May, 2014 If you watch the History Channel series, Vikings, you will have seen this waterfall. In season 5, the character Floki sets sail alone from Norway and washes up on a strange land. In his explorations, he comes upon … Continue reading

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Falling Waters Eleven: Gullfoss, Iceland

May, 2014 and January, 2017 Iceland in the spring and summer does not compare to Iceland in the winter. On our first trip in May, we had 21 hours of daylight, and dusk for the other three. We would lose … Continue reading

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Falling Waters Ten: Catarata Llanos de Cortés, Costa Rica

Winter, 2013 We visited Costa Rica in 2013, and one night when we stopped at a beachside bar at Playas del Coca, we struck up a conversation with the owner. I wish I could remember the name of the bar, … Continue reading

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Falling Waters Nine: The Cascades, Illilouette and Ribbon, Yosemite National Park

Spring, 2013 We’ve made two trips to Yosemite National Park, but didn’t manage to see all of the waterfalls in the park. This post addresses three that we didn’t spend as much time at during either visit. Our first trip … Continue reading

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Falling Waters Eight – Nevada Fall, Yosemite National Park

Fall, 2009 and Spring, 2013 Nevada Fall has been in the news recently, as a young man fell while taking a selfie near the top of this waterfall. It’s a tragic reminder of the need to be very careful when hiking … Continue reading

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Falling Waters Seven – Vernal Fall, Yosemite National Park

Spring, 2013 Vernal Fall cannot be seen from the road, and we missed it on our first visit in 2009. The local name was Yanopah, meaning “little water cloud.” It received its current name from Lafayette Bunnell in the 1850’s. As … Continue reading

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