Are mineral springs in the United States doomed to extinction?
There are few places providing mineral springs water in the Southern United States.
However, when looking at the history, you will notice some places fell into a decline due to advance in medical technology and diversified leisures.
Visit the last hot spring in the state of Tennessee.
Read more Rating [2/5], Tennessee Hydrogen sulfide, Lodging, Lukewarm, Opaque, Private
Why does time seem to speed up with age?
At a rustic spa facility out of step of times, feel the time passing.
Read more California, Rating [4/5] Lukewarm, Oil smell
What is the relationship between hot springs and earthquakes?
You may easily imagine that in case of volcanic earthquakes, the magma heats the groundwater.
However, in case of earthquakes caused by a slip of a fault, do they have any relevance?
Read more California, Rating [3/5] Hydrogen sulfide, Lukewarm, Natural hot springs, Opaque
Do you know what a lava tube is?
Sometimes a lava flow creates caves.
In case of low-viscosity magma, being exposed to the air, the external side becomes hard and the central portion flows outwardly.
Inside the cavity made though the process, hot springs are gushing.
Read more Rating [3/5], Utah Lukewarm, Natural hot springs
Where do you think is the most popular hot spring in the Big Island?
Ahalanui Park is introduced through a variety of media.
The place is suitable for all ages due to the safety and cleanliness.
Read more Hawaii, Rating [2/5] Lukewarm
Are human beings only the creatures that soak in hot springs?
It is not true.
In Japan, wild monkeys enjoy the hot water, whose sight is very popular among tourists.
In Hawaii, on the other hand, you can soak in springs with tropical fish and even with marine turtles (with any luck).
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Where do you think is the safest place to see lava flows?
It is Kilauea volcano in Hawaii.
Around the mountain, hot springs are gushing.
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Do you like a private bath?
When you want to be alone, or to stay with your family, a private bath would 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.
Read more Arizona, Rating [2/5] Lodging, Lukewarm, Mixed bath, Private
Do you know what an ultra-Plinian eruption is?
Volcanic activities sometimes have destructive influence on human society.
Out of them, an ultra-Plinian eruption brings on a particularly large explosion that causes global change in environment and mass extinction.
Around such supervolcano, hot springs have been gushing over one million years after the eruption.
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What do you think is the good points of Americans?
I like the way they seem to think the bigger something is, the better it is.
Everything from cups in a restaurant to pickup trucks running on the streets looks huge as if it were the symbol of wealth.
The world’s largest hot springs pool is in the United States.
Read more Colorado, Rating [2/5] Lodging, Lukewarm, Opaque