Flora, fauna and fellows on the river

Travel | BACKSTREET STORIES May 30, 2015

Flora, fauna and fellows on the river

by Kit Nagamura

With summer's heat punching in early this year, I'm already angling for riverside relief. I trundle down to Ota Ward's Rokugodote, the southernmost train station in Tokyo's 23 wards, and a stone's throw from the Tamagawa (Tama River). The 138-km-long Tamagawa, which in this ...

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