Monthly Archives: August 2012

Introducing the Cendes Waterfall Scale

So it turns out when you go to Iceland you see a million billion waterfalls, known in Icelandic as a “foss.”  And somewhere along the driving around in order to fight “Foss Fatigue” the Cendes Waterfall Scale was established in an attempt to maybe keep track and categorize them, plus something to amuse while searching for adventure on the Icelandic highway.

It’s pretty simple really: on a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 being a waterfall in Holland and 10 being Victoria Falls, where does the waterfall rank?

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A Visit to Iceland

I am in the middle of my European-style summer break (“more than two weeks!” as a French friend of mine defined it), and while most of it has been spent wandering around the east coast of the United States I couldn’t help but tack on a new country on my way.  Particularly when it was one that I’d had my sights on for quite a long while but hadn’t gotten around to- Iceland! Continue reading