Did You Know these Astonishing and Breathtaking 12 Waterfalls of the World

Water has always been one of the most soothing elements to calm frayed nerves. Yes, even a raging body of water such as waterfalls can be an absolute suspension, both for the eyes and your sanity.
So for those chasing waterfalls… here is a list of some of the world’s most breathtaking. Some of them are simply reachable & for others you have to walk through and Trek and many non box. But no matter how difficult as the effort is more than worth it.

Did You Know these Astonishing and Breathtaking 12 Waterfalls of the World

Victoria Falls in Africa

Between the borders of Zambia and Zimbabwe is the Victoria Falls… named in honor of the British monarch Queen Victoria. Although it is not the highest in the world it is no less majestic than the falls are more massive than him. For those who are daring enough to try, there is the devil’s pool a natural pool formed on the falls that could plunge swim in those on the edge.

Victoria-Falls-in-Africa

Victoria-Falls-in-Africa

 

Seljalandsfoss Waterfall in Iceland

The fact that three waterfalls on this list are Iceland is a testament to how truly beautiful the country is in terms of natural wonders. Seljalandsfoss fall of 60 meters on the cliffs of the surrounding coast and if it was largely intact, it has recently become famous because he was chosen as a step in the first stage of the sixth season of the issuance of adventure reality television

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Seljalandsfoss-Waterfall-in-Iceland

 

 

Blood Falls in Antarctica

A name like blood drops perhaps not all that attractive, but the cascade of red blood in Antarctica is truly a sight to see. The red color is due to a mixture of salt water and iron oxide and color stands out even more in the context of widespread ice and snow on the mostly frozen continent. What makes it more fascinating is the fact that despite water containing no oxygen, there are actually as foreign microbes that live in the region. Scientists assume that these specimens are able to survive in the properties of sulfur and iron in the region, which makes it really out of this world.

Blood-Falls-in-Antarctica

Blood-Falls-in-Antarctica

 

Iguazu Falls in Argentina

The majestic Iguazu Falls in Argentina is such because it is actually a combination of 275 separate waterfalls that cover 2 miles. There is a section aptly named Devil’s Throat and true to its name, spraying may be too intense to handle. Like all popular sites, its appeal is supported by a tragic legend, which says that the region was formed when a beautiful girl refused to marry a god because she was in love with a mortal. As the girl and her lover fled by canoe, the god in his agrand nger sliced the river and cursed lovers to an eternal fall. You are reading Did You Know these Astonishing and Breathtaking 12 Waterfalls of the World.

Iguazu-Falls-in-Argentina

Iguazu-Falls-in-Argentina

 

Langfoss Falls in Norway

What makes Norway Langfossen unique from other falls is allowing drivers to get as close as possible to the wonders of nature. Indeed, a road was built almost in front of the waterfall, making it appear as flow falls right on the road. It is certainly a nice photo opportunity for passersby.

Langfoss-Falls-in-Norway

Langfoss-Falls-in-Norway

 

 

Plitvice Lakes in Croatia

Nestled in the heart of Croatia is a groove similar to the Grand Canyon. But while the wonder Arizonian is red and brown, Plitvice Lakes is punctuated with green and blue, for hanging moss on the rocks and clear waters of the lake bottom. And best of all, the water retains a turquoise glow, thanks to the mineral proximity of the Dinaric Alps.

Plitvice-Lakes-in-Croatia

Plitvice-Lakes-in-Croatia

 

 

Detian Falls at the border of Vietnam and China

In the country between Vietnam and China is a feast for the eyes as Detian Falls. It is the fourth largest drop formation straddling a national border after Iguazu Falls, Niagara Falls and Victoria Falls. The extent of cliffs contains several waterfalls that self, seen from afar, paints a picture quite simply, with lush trees in the background. But what makes it unique is the Tongling Gorge nearby, which was discovered in the kind of home are found nowhere else in the world.

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Detian-Falls-at-the-border-of-Vietnam-and-China

 

Helmet Falls at Canadian Rockies

The Canadian Rockies are not only known for its snow-capped mountains, lakes and the clear blue. Nestled among them is Helmet Falls, with water from ice fields Wapta-Washmaw. Water drops 1,000 feet in the valleys and plains, which for a majestic sight. You are reading Did You Know these Astonishing and Breathtaking 12 Waterfalls of the World.

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Ouzoud Waterfalls in Morocco

The seemingly arid country of Morocco is the Ouzoud, set against the green trees and brown cliffs and rock formations. The trees are actually trees, hence the name of the fall is Ouzoud which can be translated as Olive in Berber. Ouzoud waterfall stands tall at 330 feet in height.

Ouzoud-Waterfalls-in-Morocco

 

 

Havasu Canyon Falls in Grand Canyon Arizona

Deep in the recesses of the desert surrounded by the Grand Canyon in Arizona is a beautiful contrast of blue and green to the canyons of red-brown hues. An oasis in the desert if you want Havasu Canyon Falls is a wonderful suspension of land surrounding it with its cascading waterfalls flowing over the blue-green stone, which gives the mass of water that flows into the Colorado River its serene color. Not surprisingly it is one of the most photographed places in the world.

Havasu-Canyon-Falls-in-Grand-Canyon-Arizona

Havasu-Canyon-Falls-in-Grand-Canyon-Arizona

Sutherland Falls in New Zealand

New Zealand may be best known as the location of Lord of the Rings, but make no mistake; there are many more natural wonders of the country than what was shown in the movies. In the south-western tip of New Zealand is located Sutherland Falls with his seemingly endless stream of water. The area where it is located also see rainfall almost all year. So expect a background of blue sky and sun is very unlikely, but it is not the view less enjoyable.

Sutherland-Falls-in-New-Zealand

Sutherland-Falls-in-New-Zealand

 

Angel Falls in Venezuela

Probably welcomed the most beautiful waterfall in the world is Angel Falls, located in the jungles of Venezuela and standing on the edge of the mountain Auyantepui. Standing at over 3200 feet, it is also the most massive in the world with the intensely raging water below. But from the falls are so high, the water has not even hit the bottom of the cliff it evaporates into a fine mist before it can even reach the ground level. You were reading Did You Know these Astonishing and Breathtaking 12 Waterfalls of the World.

 

The-Angel-Falls-in-Venezuela

The-Angel-Falls-in-Venezuela


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