10 most stunning waterfalls
Through years, the time has forged incredible nature beauties and one of them is the waterfall, small or big one, when we see one surrounded by its fauna, we are marveled. Following the 10 most beautiful waterfalls that our Earth has given us the opportunity to discover.
Iguazu Falls is situated in Brazil, near to Paraguay and just at the frontier of Argentina. Its beauty owns a legend saying that a god planned to marry a beautiful woman named Naipí, who fled with her mortal lover Tarobá in a canoe. In rage, the god sliced the river, creating the waterfalls and condemning the lovers to an eternal fall. In 2011, Iguazu Falls was declared as the New Seven Wonders of Nature.
Jägala Falls is located in Estonia and it is also known as the Niagara Falls of the Baltic. A lot of people go to take a picture of it during winter time because some sections are frozen so if you go to vacation at Tallinn, don’t doubt to see it.
Victoria Falls is situated in Africa between Zambia and Zimbabwe and declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site. One of its characteristics is its natural pool called the Devil's Pool. When the river flow is at a certain level, usually during september to december, a rock barrier forms a pool with little current so if you dare, you can swim at the edge of the falls.
Kawasan Falls is located in Philippines between the mountainous peaks of Barangay Matutinao and Badian and after a steep climb through, not 1, neither 2 but 3 waterfalls, you will have no shame at all to take off your clothes to bath in its crystal cool turquoise blue lagoon, a nice rest after a hiking day.
Yosemite Falls is situated in US and it owns an interesting legend. An ahwaneechee woman went to the plunge pool to fetch a pail of water and drawing it out full of snakes. Later that night, after the woman had trespassed into their territory, the spirits caused the woman's house to be sucked into the pool by a powerful wind, taking the woman and her newborn baby with it. So now you have been warned.
Shifen Falls is located in Taiwan and sometimes it is called the little Niagara of Taiwan. Although there is a bridge, everyone, who wants to see the whole beauty of the waterfalls, has to walk beside a railway track and to avoid the train every half hour interval to get to the entrance of the little Niagara but be careful about the loose rocks or pebbles.
Angel Falls is situated in Venezuela and local people call it Kerepakupai Vená (waterfall of the deepest place). Its access is not very easy because it is located in an isolated jungle and to reach the starting point, people have to take a plane to Canaima camp.
Niagara Falls is located at the border of Canada and USA. The falls are very famous not only for its beauty but also for many people who did crazy challenges like jumping inside a barrel and walking on a tightrope from one side to the other.
Detian Falls is situated at the frontier between Vietnam and China. If you go there, you will not only discover this one but also Ban Gioc Falls. To go to the waterfalls, you will use the same road that the Chinese army used it during the sino-vietnamese war and at a moment, you will see a stone marker demarcating the border.
The Umphang Thee Lor Sue Falls is located in Thailand. From Huai Klotho, it flows down a mountain valley surrounded by virgin forest and if you wish to stay one night, take note that the site is limited to 300 people on the banks of the waterfall and 100 people on the banks of the Mae Klong river.