Category Archives: Waterfalls

Irish Heritage, Irish Lands

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 This was a long day, with many sites to visit. Our first stop was for a photo op at Inch Beach. Inch Strand is a 3-mile sand split that juts into the sea, a favorite recreational … Continue reading

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Dam Hard to Get To!

Tuesday, June 22, 2021 We drove north to Great Falls, Montana, home to five hydroelectric dams on the Missouri River, including Ryan, Rainbow, Black Eagle, Morony, and Cochrane, all providing power to the area. There are also five waterfalls: Rainbow, … Continue reading

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The Copper King of Butte, Montana

Saturday, June 19, 2021 Our lodging last night was at the Copper King Mansion, which now operates as a bed and breakfast. Our stay included a tour of the mansion. The 34 room home was built between 1884-1888 for William … Continue reading

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Vermont after Ice Cream

Afternoon, September 7, 2019 Sated and happy, we moved on to discover that there really is more to Vermont than ice cream. We had heard that the Cold Hollow Cider Mill in nearby Stowe has delicious cider donuts, so we … Continue reading

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Mashpi Dragonfly and Waterfalls

Thursday afternoon, January 10, 2019 Mashpi Lodge has a an open-air cable car ride – The Dragonfly, which carries its passengers on a 45 minute ride over the forest canopy, at up to 650’ above the ground. The setup looks similar … Continue reading

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Falling Waters Twenty-Five: Wrapping Up

This is the final post in my waterfall series, that is, until I see some more. I believe there were about 70 so far. January, 2016 – The Big Island of Hawaii Akaka Falls State Park, located a few miles … Continue reading

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Falling Waters Twenty Four: Multnomah Falls, Oregon

July, 2018   Some of the approaches to Multnomah Falls were closed following the wildfires of 2017.  The waterfall, itself, was evacuated for a while. There is a parking lot next to the falls that fills up early. We beat … Continue reading

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Falling Waters Twenty-Two: Réunion and Mauritius

January, 2018 Near the end of a South African and Indian Ocean cruise, we stopped at the islands of Réunion and Mauritius. We really only saw one waterfall on the Island of Réunion, along the road as we traveled from one location … Continue reading

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Falling Waters Twenty-One: Southeastern Minnesota

October 5, 2018 We thought it was high time we saw some of the waterfalls we drive by in Southeastern Minnesota. It wasn’t raining today, unusual this year, so we went exploring. First, is the non-waterfall – Zumbro Falls. The … Continue reading

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Falling Waters Twenty: Victoria Falls, Zambia

January, 2018 Victoria Falls is famous for being the largest waterfall system in the world, with a total width of over a mile (5,600 feet) and a height of 355 feet. It was named for Queen Victoria in 1855 by David … Continue reading

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