When Eleanor Roosevelt saw Iguazu she supposedly said "Poor Niagra!" But what do you think?
How does Iguazu compare to Victoria? Is Kaieteur falls more magnificent than Bridalveil?
What waterfalls have you been stunned by?
Hello Alan 😊
Most of the waterfalls I have seen are small but I like them anyway.
I did however see the Niagara falls which were magnificant.
So far, the most magnificent waterfalls I've witnessed is the Iguazu (as I never been to Victoria) - so I have to put a vote on Iguazu. But, I've heard the Angel Falls in Venezuela is very impressive and worth checking out too.
There is a reason why Iguazu is 'Niagara in Viagra'.
I love all waterfalls, but Iguazu is at the top of the list for me. Both Niagara and Victoria are impressive, but to me they felt more like a site to see, much like a famous building or a sculpture (not that that is a bad thing). Iguazu was more of an adventure park with lots of great walking, and hidden places to sit and other enjoyable things - It is just a huge place and it is set in an amazing jungle setting with cascades falling all around you.
Some of my favorite waterfalls are ones that are hidden deep in the forest with wonderful swimming holes and lots of solitude - The Cockscomb Basin in Belize has a few really nice examples.
I have seen Niagara, Victoria, Angel and Iguazu. I agree with the others, Iguazu is the most impressive
Iguazu falls is my top pic. I saw it from the Argentinian side which I have heard is the best vantage point (they can be seen from Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay). I am have not yet seen Victoria Falls yet though and am hoping to see them next year!
I hang my head in shame and say I have seen neither Iguaçu Falls nor Victoria or Niagara falls... *sigh* One day... However I have to say the Tad Sae waterfalls near Luang Prabang, Laos may not be big or over wealming but they are terribly picturesque and charming. My friend who was with me and who has been to all of the above mentioned waterfalls said the Tad Sae falls were the nicest of all.
Of the great waterfalls of the world I have not been to many, but I was at Iguacu last weekend, and it blew me away. They are absolutely my favourit. The only comparisment I have are the waterfalls in Iceland (e.g. Gullfoss and Dettifoss) which are OK, but nowhere near to be the same experience.
Another vote for Iguazu - I haven't seen either Niagara or Victoria - but Iguazu is the most impressive from the many I have - so good I went twice 😊
I have only been to Iguazu so far but it gets my vote
we vote for angel falls ... the experience of riding in the boat through the river in anticipation ... and then coming out in the opening and seeing it... incredible!!! such pretty falls ... such pretty surroundings 😉
I agree that Iguazu is amazing, and Niagara is just a tap compared to the many, and oh-so-natural falls of Brazil and Argentina! Iguazu is most definitely a MUST-SEE!
Giang waterfall in the Bolaven Plataeu, Laos....amazing and sooooo cold!! see my blog for a pic - Asia » Laos » South » Bolaven Plateau
p.s didn't think Niagara was that impressive
Gulfoss Waterfall in Iceland was stunning.....
Did Iguacu in February...impressive...will see Niagara Falls in June and Victoria Falls in August...so guess I will have a clear idea by the end of the summer....