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Found it! It's called the "Boiling River", and information is here: http://www.yellowstonenationalparklodges.com/swimming-in-yellowstone-6975.html Additionally, there is some swimming allowed in parts of the Firehole River, along the scenic drive. Update, just got back from Yellowstone, and candidly, the Boiling River is possibly the most underrated ...


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I'm a big fan of Georgia, having visited twice and lived there for seven months the last time, yet I had not heard of this place. It's not "Saltona" but "Tskaltubo", "Tsqaltubo", or "Tskhaltubo" (Georgian: წყალტუბო, Russian: Цхалтубо). It's the name of a town and a spa resort in Imereti province in the south-west of the country. It's less than 20km to the ...


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In France, there is the "Pavillon Bleu" label which marks beaches where water quality is such that you can bathe safely. This has spread internationally, as the Blue Flag programme. From the site: The Blue Flag is a voluntary eco-label awarded to more than 3850 beaches and marinas in 48 countries across Europe, South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia, New ...


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Bathing in the cave dates back to the 18th century when the Icelandic outlaw Jón Markússon lived in the area and bathe there. Until the 1970s many Icelanders bathed at Grjótagjá, men in one cave and women in another. The Krafla eruptions from 1975 to 1984 caused the water in the cave to rise above 50°C. Water temperatures forced the “closing” of ...


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There are 3 possible places in the Rotorua area for nude bathing. Wai-O-Tapu stream at the small bridge near the ticket office to the Wai-O-Tapu thermal park. This however has become more popular in recent times and its a bit hit and miss with regards to nudity. Same deal at Kerosene Creek a few kilometers from Wai-O-Tapu - if there are families or lots of ...


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Another nice place I visit is Leukerbad There are mountain activities (e.g skiing during winter, hiking during summertime) and two good public bath: Burgerbad Therme Walliser Alpentherme If you plan to stay more than one day, a pass can be a solution as it gives free entrance to both bath (unlimited time) and to the cableways (Torrent and Gemmi). ...



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