Ouray, Colorado‘s is said to be the Switzerland of America, where is located in 7,800 feet up in the mountains.
Around the city, the Rocky Mountains that stretch more than 3,000 miles look especially superb.
In the Switzerland of America, hot springs gushes.
Read More Colorado, Rating [3/5] Lodging, Metallic smell
The meaning of “acculturation” is the process of social, psychological, and cultural change that stems from blending between cultures.
A spa city near Los Angeles, Lake Elsinore has several hot spring facilities mainly maintained by Korean community.
I believe this place has a major role in acculturation among American people.
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A hot spring cure is to stay at a hot spring inn at least for a week and to have disease treatment through the soak.
For the purpose, different from hotels for holidaymaking or recovery from exhaustion, such inn should be cheaper and with the most basic amenity.
The hot spring inn in the United States was full of primary colors.
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Pagosa Hot Springs seems to be superior to most of great hot springs in Colorado.
The powerful nature of the water may be the benefit from the largest known volcanic eruption in Earth’s history.
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When you want to be alone, or to stay with your family, a private bath may be the best choice.
However, most private baths lack a sense of openness in a closed space surrounded by walls.
I had thought that way since I knew an alternative option of “partially” private baths in the desert.
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The world’s largest hot spring pool is located in Glenwood Springs, Colorado.
It was named the “Most Fun Town In America” by Rand McNally and USA Today in 2011.
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Many American people lives in Miguel de Allende after retirement, and that is probably why it has sophisticated air that is different from any other cities in Mexico.
On the contrary, there you can find the very Mexican way in some aspects at the hot spring.
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As a hot springs enthusiast, I always seek for a new hot spring that I have never seen.
I know I am a kind of collectormania and will not get satisfaction at the end.
However, this is the hot spring where exceptionally I love to visit many times.
Read More New Mexico, Rating [5/5] Gila Hot Springs, Lodging, Mixed bath
What is the difference between an open-air bath and a swimming pool?
There may be several elements such as water temperature, depth, necessity of clothing, and whether swimming is allowed or not, but none of them seem to completely define an open-air bath.
However, when I soaked in an open-air bath in Mexico, I felt like realizing the essence.
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What did influence the destiny of the town?
The West Coast is an area of high population density, and is located on the Ring of Fire, so that there are several spa cities nearby.
Meanwhile, there are places becoming a ghost town.
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