Thursday, July 29, 2010

New Zealand Pages Overhauled

This region took longer than expected, but I finally finished revamping the waterfall pages for New Zealand. Some of the waterfalls have full-on descriptions, photos, videos, maps, and commenting. However, most of the pages still require you to buy the book for in-depth information as well as detailed maps.

Have a look and let us know what you think!

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Waterfall of the Week

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Overhaul of Hawaii Waterfalls Region Complete

As I'm sleepy composing this blog post, I just wanted to announce that the Hawaii pages have been overhauled. The content on these pages have been significantly augmented as we decided not to publish a book about Hawaii Waterfalls, and instead post just about all we know (and researched) about these waterfalls onto the website.

Now given the mountain of work and content that went into this major update, I'm sure there are bound to be some mistakes or broken links. Please feel free to let us know if you happen to catch one of these during your visit.

Next, the overhaul with continue with New Zealand after I take a few days break from all this work. Stay tuned...

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Waterfall of the Week

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Australia Region Overhaul Completed

It took about 2 weeks to get through the overhaul of the hundreds of pages pertaining to the many waterfalls in Australia, but I'm proud to say it's finally complete.

Now, the waterfall pages have more easily-accessible comments, suggested readings, more photos, videos, better blurbs, related trip reports, and even nearby waterfalls - all for each waterfall page!

Next up, I plan to be busy overhauling the Hawaii pages. We were planning on doing a book, but we decided it just made much more sense to provide what we know and our media content via this website. Stay tuned...

Yosemite Waterfalls Making A Comeback This Year

I'm ashamed to say that Julie and I haven't been back to Yosemite since February of 2006. We used to go there every year (sometimes 5 or 6 times in a year even).

Sure our international travels (and consequent updates to this website) have kind of taken the lion's share of our free time.

But it seems that the park has been abuzz this year. Even coworkers whom I don't normally think would be going to such places have been singing its praises about the Yosemite Valley Waterfalls.

It's too bad we haven't been able to see the spectacle this far into the Summer. And according to this CBS news piece, it still looks like Spring over there!

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Waterfall of the Week

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Waterfall of the Week

Sunday, July 4, 2010

4th of July Update

It sounds like a war zone outside.

Well, it's actually a bunch of fireworks (both sanctioned and illegal) going off. But I believe the war zone mimicry (in an audio and visual sense) was by design to commemorate the struggle for Independence on this day.

With regards to this website, there's still work to do to get the international pages up to the same standard as the domestic waterfall pages. Australia is the current region being worked on. It's probably going to take a few months to complete, but once I'm there, I can finally feel like I'm free (from this particular overhaul).

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Revamped Top 10 Waterfalls Lists

We've updated our Top 10 Best Waterfalls of the World List incorporating new impressions and experiences attained from our latest trip to the Greece, Croatia, and Switzerland.

Regarding the new entry on this list, I'm sure for some people, they'll probably be saying, "It's about time!" But again, we have to remind you that we're restricting all of our lists to only waterfalls that we've personally seen. We still believe that you have to experience the waterfalls in person and then measure them against your own library of impressions and experiences from other waterfalls you've been to in order to come up with a truly original and honest list of favorite waterfalls.

Speaking of honest, I couldn't help but notice that there are a bunch of copy cats that like to take this list and claim it as their own. I guess they'll have to update their list given the little shake-up we've done...

By the way, this isn't the only Top 10 List we've updated.

We've also updated our Top 10 Tallest Waterfalls List for Cumulative Height and for Tallest Vertical Leap. Once again, we're uncomfortable with these types of lists claiming to have the "tallest" waterfalls (including our own). And as you'll see on these pages, we have even more cases and evidence to further support this disposition...