Tag: hot springs

  • Lomography Day Trips: Snow Monkeys in Japan

    written by ihave2pillows on 2014-03-13 #places
    Lomography Day Trips: Snow Monkeys in Japan

    Today, we are playing National Geo -- I mean Lomographic. You must have seen one of these before. Eyes closed, fluffy red-cheek monkeys meditating in a steamy hot tub surrounded by snowy mountains. That's right, I'm taking you deep into Hell and find the Snow Monkeys of Japan.

  • Okuhida Hot Spring Resort

    written by sugiyamasatomi on 2009-06-01 #places
    Okuhida Hot Spring Resort

    Okuhida is a beautiful mountain with so many things to do and so many places to see. It is not a typical sightseeing spot for foreigners, but it's more of a place many Japanese people visit when they want to spend some relaxing time with friends.

  • Pamukkale, Turkey

    written by japsix on 2009-11-25 #places
    Pamukkale, Turkey

    ancient ruins and hot springs

  • Out and About in Iceland

    written by the_fstops_here on 2008-10-09 #places
    Out and About in Iceland

    Iceland – the land of Vikings, hot springs, volcanoes and Hákarl (putrefied shark)…. where the beer flows plentifully and the coffee has kick…. what more could you ask for? The landscape is stunning with active steam vents lining the countryside, basalt as far as the eye can see and volcanoes popping up amidst the dramatic and rolling landscape. A “Disneyland” for a volcanologist like me!

  • Kusatsu-Onsen

    written by kyonn on 2010-08-08 #places

    Kusatsu-onsen is one of the most famous hot springs in Japan. The amount of hot water discharge are more than 32,300L per every single minute! The "Yubata" located center of this Kusatsu-onsen area.

  • Huaqing Hot Spring, Xi'an

    written by eva_eva on 2008-10-31 #places
    Huaqing Hot Spring, Xi'an

    The Huaqing Hot Springs is located about 35 kilometers east of the city of Xi'an. Huaqing Hot Springs is located at the foot of the Lishan Mountain, a branch of the Qinling Range. Standing 1,256 meters high, it is covered with pines and cypress and looks very much like a dark green galloping horse from a long distance away. In ancient times, a black horse was called "Li", and this is how it got its name, Lishan.