In some ways, a waterfall is simply a case of physics, no more fantastical than a drop of rain on your forehead, or a few snowflakes on your car roof. Even the most jaw-dropping cascades are just physics.
Of course, we’re being purposefully banal. We know that, thanks to some trick of nature, waterfalls look majestical, awe-inspiring and captivating. We, as mere humans who can only witness the powers of nature, just love to stand next to them, listening to them gush, and watching them pour forth streams of water in wondrous, infinite cascades.
Some of the world’s most amazing waterfalls really are a joy to behold. They are magical, hypnotic, powerful, and they look otherworldly. For anyone who lives in a city, venturing out to some of our planet’s most remote regions to gaze at a waterfall is almost akin to an out of body experience; it takes you into other worlds, and helps you to forget that you live in a brick and mortar city, where skyscrapers are everywhere, and commuters constantly barge into you.
So if you are looking to check out some stunning waterfalls, check out our handy guide to the 10 world’s most amazing waterfalls that you should definitely visit.
1. Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
The Victoria Falls waterfall in Zimbabwe is enough to take your breath away. Steep and very very tall, oodles of streams of water pore forth from this gargantuan waterfall that is a massive tourist attraction located on the Zambia/Zimbabwe border. The waters here plummet in a straight line for a length of 354ft. The width is a crushing 5,604ft/1,708m, which means that you can spot this particular waterfall from miles away.….READ MORE ON THE NEXT PAGE