You’ve heard of wine-dark seas? Around here we have some coffee-stained creeks and rivers. Although usually the water is described as tea-colored. It seems more like coffee tones to me….
Up above the riffles where the path has no guardrail, I took my sandals off and waded on a non-slippery rock, enjoying the rushing cold on my ankles and calves. More, however, I enjoyed the low roar of the falling water behind me and the sparkle of the sun on the roiling waters.