Not only Japanese people, but also Korean people enthusiastically love hot springs.
In the United States, the Korean community is one of the forces.
They maintain a hot spring with strong smell of hydrogen sulfide, which American people generally do not understand the value.
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It is not easy to find a hot spring straight out of the ground.
Such springs are generally rare, because only a tub can be placed right above the source of the spring.
However, in Truth or Consequences, one of the largest spa cities in the southwestern United States, there is plentiful water straight out of the ground.
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Do you think that the most important element to the efficacy of a hot spring is the contained material?
Actually, only a little inclusion can be absorbed through our skin.
Today I introduce a hot spring in terms of gravity.
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Where did ancestors of American Indians choose places for dwelling?
There is an American Indian’s dwelling in the northern area of New Mexico, surrounded by rich natural environment of the highland.
Near the holy place, which is designated a World Heritage site, you will find a hot spring upwelling.
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The mixed bathing being naked is not a Japan-specific culture.
In the United States, there are many hippies, who are said to originate from protests to the Vietnam War and deny rule-bond human living.
Actually mixed bathing culture exists across the U.S., affected by hippies’ philosophy.
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Sometimes hot springs and caves are related.
Gushing springs sometimes create a cave, and its rustic atmosphere makes hot springs more attractive.
Inside the cave, you may have a mysterious feeling of relief.
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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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The border between the United States and Mexico becomes the focus of attention because of the President Trump’s promise.
While dipping in the hot spring that is located nearly on the border, what do you see from the tub?
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Blackstone Hotsprings is one of the most accomplished hotels in Truth or Consequence.
Not only the guest rooms, but also bathrooms take different twists.
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Desert Hot Springs is one of the most popular spa cities near Los Angeles.
The well-known place has excellent hot springs water.
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