Do you know Peat Springs?
This means hot springs containing organic substance derived from plants, but it is not an official term.
However, if you trace the roots, surprisingly, you will reach the Napoleonic Wars.
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Why do you feel good when you are in open-air baths?
An open-air bath is almost the only place where you can be naked in outdoor.
Getting naked, you will realize the changing seasons in perfect harmony with nature.
There is a hot spring where you can see light of fireflies around rainy season.
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What is the definition of hot springs?
As long as spring water is hot, can we call it a hot spring?
Japan has the Hot Springs Act.
According to the law, the natural monument in a southern island can be called a hot spring.
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