After a wild ride through the Okere Falls on a raft, our group reached the point where we exited the river. As six of us hauled the raft onto the bank, I pointed to Trout Pool Falls downstream and asked the guide a seemingly innocent question.
‘What’s beyond those falls?’
‘That’s too dangerous for us. People have died there,’ he cautioned.
One week later, those words rang in my head as I looked down at the Kaituna river. I was standing on the edge of a cliff not far from the danger zone. The water looked tamer there, but would it be forgiving if I jumped in? [Read on]