I really love spas and saunas; I already tried a lot of those – but the Termas Geométricas close to Coñaripe, Chile ruled everything out. The area around Lago Villarica is full of hot springs because of the four volcanoes around. I was staying at Pucón and surrounded the Volcán Villarrica by car to access this very remote place for relaxation.
I really like Japanese spas and especially the Onsen which get their water from hot springs. I always check wether my ryokan hotel is equipped with such a place to relax and especially love those places if they are outdoor. Continue reading “Best spa ever”
I like Japanese baths and therefore took the long trip to Funaoka Onsen located in a remote residential area of Kyōto, Japan. I got a towel and managed to find the right way to the men’s locker room and changed my cloth. In the shower I found the first big cultural difference: people sitting on small plastic benches produces soap foam until they are covered in large white clouds. Continue reading “Electric shocks and three seniors watching TV at the sauna”