White water (Photo: Cathy Cawood)

Kaeru-Iwa Rapids on the Seta River

Anyone for white water rafting?

Cathy Cawood   - 1 min read

For much of its journey the Seta River flows smoothly along, but at a place called Kaeru-Iwa (which means Frog Rock) tumbled rocks disrupt the calm surface, tossing the water flow into a bumpy stretch of white water. A poster advertises rafting adventures, and sometimes there are small kayaks paddling in swooping circles, enjoying what my more knowledgeable friend tells me is called 'pot-holing'. I never heard of it before, but it looks like fun.

Cathy Cawood

Cathy Cawood @cathy.cawood

 I came to Japan in 2003 to teach English. I lived in Shiga prefecture for 1 year, and it still holds a special place in my heart. I lived in Kyoto for 9 years, then moved to Machida, Tokyo in 2014 after meeting my Japanese partner. I love to take photos, and my Japan in Pictures Facebook page ha...