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[Not Just Upwelling from the Ground] Okutsuso, Okutsu Onsen

Do you know what is a hot spring upwelling from the ground?

It  is a premium hot spring where you can enjoy extremely fresh water, because the sources of the spring is located directly at the bottom of tubs.

Okayama prefecture is famous for such springs, so I stayed in a Ryokan “Okutsuso.”

However, the enchantment of the inn was not just the hot spring upwelling from the ground.

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[Truth or Consequences] Riverbend Hot Springs

Do you know a hot spring with a glorious view of American nature?

It is two hours’ drive from El Paso to get to a city with the unusual name, Truth or Consequences.

In the past, they changed the name to the title of a popular radio program, in order to revitalize the city.

Today, to tell the truth, the atmosphere of city would seem rather run-down.

However, here is one of the largest spa cities in the Southwestern United States.

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