[Enduring the Unendurable] Ryokan Adumaya, Yunomine Onsen

Whose phrase do you think “enduring the unendurable” is?

Indeed this is from broadcast of the voice of Japan’s Emperor Hirohito, at the end of World War II.

However, it is a little known fact that a Zen Buddhist, Gempo Yamamoto suggested to use this word, and the emperor as a symbol of unity of the people.

His life started from this hot spring inn.

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[World’s Deepest Hot Spring] Pagosa Hot Springs

Do you think Japan is one of the most advanced countries in terms of hot springs (Onsen)?

Indeed, soaking in hot springs is widely accepted among Japanese people, and the culture relevant to hot springs has a deep history.

However, considering there are much more volcanos that can be a source of the heat in other countries, hot springs could be seen all over the world.

I keenly though it in that way, when I encountered a fantastic hot spring that we should experience even if we need to cross the ocean.

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