Saturday, March 27, 2010

Cruisin(?) Down the River



(This picture can be enlarged by clicking on it.)

Nantahala Falls is the last and biggest rapid encountered by whitewater enthusiasts on the Nantahala River in North Carolina. It's not a waterfall -- just a Class III rapid -- but I think this kayaker got wet enough anyway. Betsy and I stopped to watch the excitement on our way home from a trip in May, 2009.

13 comments:

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

All I can say,'I'm glad he is in that water and not me' LOL
Blessings,Ruth

Small City Scenes said...

Not something I would want to do. Scary. MB

Sandra said...

before i read your post, i thought I bet that is Betsy!!! what fun!

Kirigalpoththa said...

very exciting indeed!

Happyone :-) said...

Oh that does not look fun to me. I'm cold just looking at that.

happily retired gal said...

Marvelous action shot! Love the daffodils in your header here too.
Hugs and blessings,

Ginny said...

Wow! What a great picture! You can't even see the poor guys face! What a good catch.

Chris said...

It looks very scary George, I prefer to canoe in calm water. It's a very good shot, catches the action perfectly.

Cheryl said...

We kayak alot but never in anything like this! I don't like it when a wave hits me, let alone something like this!

EG Wow said...

I'd say this person is much braver than I am!

LV said...

I would love to see the falls, but never ride anything in it or around it. Been out of town all day so I am late with comments.

A Lady's Life said...

Now this sent chills over me as the water seems cold lol
But what a ride!!!:)

Lola said...

My oldest son went down part of the Nantahala Falls several yrs ago. He had a ball.