What do you bring up the image of hippie?
People tend to think it as the thing of the past, with the negative images like the abuse of drugs or freedom of sex.
It is relatively unknown that Steve Jobs who created iPhone had the thought and creed.
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Do you know a famous Chinese proverb, things present are judged by the things past?
Visiting the oldest hot spring in the United States, I realized the hidden meaning.
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Where do you think is this beautiful scenery?
Ouray, Colorado’s nickname is 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.
At such Switzerland of America, hot springs are gushing.
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Whose is the phrase, enduring the unendurable?
Indeed this is from broadcast of the voice of Japan’s Emperor Hirohito, at the end of World War II.
However, it is not well known fact that a Zen Buddhist, Gempo Yamamoto suggested to use this phrase, and the emperor as a symbol of unity of the people.
His life started from this hot spring inn.
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Do you think Japan is one of the most advanced countries in terms of hot springs?
Indeed, soaking in hot springs is widely accepted among Japanese people, and the culture relevant to hot springs has a deep history.
However, considering there are much more volcanos that can be a source of the heat in other countries, hot springs could be seen all over the world.
I keenly though it in that way, when I encountered a fantastic hot spring that we should experience even if we need to cross the ocean.
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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.
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What do you think the biggest enchantment of Mexico?
In my opinion, it may be a kind of roughness both in a positive and negative way.
Especially in terms of hot springs, the roughness often realizes wild free-flowing use of the spring.
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