The thunder of tons of water endlessly falling onto the riverbed below. The spray of fine, cool mist swirling in the air. The constant power, strong enough to change the landscape yet somehow silken soft. A waterfall is an amazing experience!
Here in Iceland we bring you close to some of the most beautiful waterfalls, or foss, in the world. Dettifoss, or Fallling Falls, made famous in movies like Prometheus, is Europe’s most powerful. Skógarfoss, or Forest Falls, is said to hide a hidden treaure ~ a chest of gold and riches sits behind its intense veil. The waters of Goðafoss, or Gods Falls, are watched over by lava formations that have commanded respect for over a millennia. And of course Gullfoss, or Golden Falls, with its wide and graceful tiers poses picture perfect for visitors in all seasons. And in between these beauties, silver lining the bare mountains, are thousands of smaller foss, most with names and a story or two behind them. Some are seasonal, appearing with the spring thaws, while others stay the year round, freezing into odd winter shapes. But all bring us drop by