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[Plentiful Water] La Paloma Too

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Do you think a hot spring upwelling from the ground is valuable?

Such kind of springs would be rare, because in general, only one tub can be placed right above the source of a spring.

However, in Truth or Consequences, one of the largest spa cities in the southwestern United States, there is plentiful water upwelling from the ground.

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[Debauched Pilgrims] Motoyu, Yoshino Onsen

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Do you associate Yoshino in Nara with cherry blossom viewing?

300 years ago, Mt. Yoshino was also a training site for ascetic pilgrims.

There remains a historical hot spring, where some of them debauched around the water.

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[Different Water, Different Color] Giggling Springs Hot Springs

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What are elements that characterize hot springs?

They trigger our five senses by the texture, smell and taste, but the color may be the easiest element to explain the attractiveness through blogs.

Today let us soak in emerald green water, which reminds us of the famous hot springs in Yellowstone National Park…

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[Star-spangled Sky] Chinati Hot Springs

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Do you want to spend a night in a lodge with hot springs, under star-spangled sky?

Texas is about twice as large as Japan, but unfortunately, there are few hot springs.

In such state, I found a so great lodging facility.

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[Renovated Temple] Sanso-nimoku Saienji

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Do you know a temple having hot springs?

Hot springs often pertain to religion.

The place I would like to introduce today is a renovated temple, and not an actively working temple.

However, it takes an important role as a community network, which temples realized at a time in the past.

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[Desert Spring] Five Palms Warm Well Oasis

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Can you imagine warm springs in the desert?

It is 2 hours’ and a half drive from San Diego.

In the dried-up field, suddenly you will encounter a beautiful oasis surrounded by palm trees.

The hidden spring is, surprisingly a warm spring.

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