Cascades d’Akchour

The Cascades d’Akchour consisted of a lower waterfall and a much taller upper waterfall (pictured above) as well as a handful of other modest waterfalls and cascades sharing the same stream as the…

Source de Ras el-Maa

The Source Ras el-Maa was really my waterfalling excuse to talk about the magical blue medina of Chefchaouen (pronounced “shef-SHAU-wun”). We managed to encounter a handful of small cascades…

Sources Oum er-Rbia (Oum Rabia or Oum Errabiaa)

The Sources Oum er-Rbia was said to be where some 40 springs feed the beginning of Morocco’s second largest river (said to be over 600km) eventually making its way into the Atlantic Ocean at…

Imi n’Ifri Waterfalls

The Imi n’Ifri Waterfalls were essentially my waterfalling excuse to talk about the impressive natural bridge of Imi n’Ifri. In fact, when Julie and I planned for our trip to Morocco, we wanted to…

Cascades d’Ouzoud

Cascades d’Ouzoud (or Ouzoud Falls) was really the main waterfalling reason for us to even consider going to Morocco. It’s rare for us to experience a waterfall of this magnitude cutting through…

Cascades de Setti Fatma

The Setti Fatma Waterfalls was our first waterfalling experience in Morocco. Not knowing what to expect other than what we had read in our guidebooks, they were said to be a series of seven…

Thomson Falls (Nyahururu)

Thomson Falls (or Thomson’s Falls; also known as Nyahururu) was the name of both the neighboring town as well as the waterfall. This was the only waterfall we saw on our June 2008 safari in…

Bujagali Falls

Bujagali Falls is really more of a series of rapids than a waterfall. That said, it has been world reknown for thrilling Class V Rapids attracting adrenaline junkies…

Sipi Falls

Sipi Falls was actually a series of three tall waterfalls all plunging along the lower slopes of Mt Elgon (the 4th highest peak in Africa shared between Eastern Uganda and Western Kenya). The name…

Murchison Falls (Kabarenga Falls)

Murchison Falls (also known as Kabarenga Falls) was perhaps Uganda’s most famous waterfall. What made this waterfall a real memorable experience for us was the rare opportunity to combine a…

Chishimba Falls

Chishimba Falls (I’ve also seen it spelled Chisimba Falls) was actually a conglomeration of three components – the main falls, Kaela Rapids (also spelled Kayela), and Mutumuna Falls (the upper…

Kalambo Falls

Kalambo Falls is said to be Africa’s second tallest free-leaping or single-drop waterfall at 221m. Moreover, it is also Zambia’s other cross-border waterfall as it’s shared with Tanzania…

Ntumbachushi Falls

Ntumbachushi Falls (I’ve also seen it spelled Ntumbacusi Falls and Ntumbacushi Falls) seemed to be a waterfall in a transitional state when we saw it in May 2008. The way we saw the falls, it…

Kabwelume Falls

Kabwelume Falls (I’ve also seen it spelled Kabweluma Falls) was definitely one of the most spectacular waterfalls on the Kalungwishi River, in our opinions at least. Well, at least this and…

Lumangwe Falls

Lumangwe Falls was like a miniature Victoria Falls except this one was no slouch in its own right. It appeared to be roughly 30-40m tall and spanning a width of around 160m. But it had that wide…

Mumbuluma Falls

Mumbuluma Falls was a series of two wide waterfalls falling some 5-10m each. When we were there, we drew lots of attention being the only mzungus (non-blacks) in the area as apparently this place…

Kundalila Falls

Kundalila Falls (sometimes spelled Nkundalila Falls) was a gorgeous waterfall set in the escarpment country of the Central Province near Serenje. It dropped in multiple stages over a cumulative…

Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls (or Mosi-oa-Tunya, “the smoke that thunders”) is possibly the largest waterfall in the world. A UNESCO World Heritage site, it’s one of the world’s natural wonders…