Time for another photo overview of just how pretty and unique the natural hot springs of the Himalaya are.
Let's start off with a hot spring not highlighted in the Himachal Pradesh, India posting. Kangra district has hidden a number of hot springs. Kevinhaas has a blog entry on the village of Ladwara with this picture on what are essentially lesser known hot springs:
The town has several warm springs along the river with small temples and sites of morning bathing and washing...
Furthermore from this part of India are the following:
Tatopani Hot SpringsThese natural hot springs are said to contain ancient healing powers. The feeling of immersing ourselves in these hot waters after a long day's hiking was the best remedy!
Chilime hot spring, or Tatopani, high up in the Himals close to the Tibetan border. From the photoblog on the Tamang trail by man vs map
Not so far away, on yer way to and from Langtang there's a hot spring to be discovered near Lama hotel as napo b live discover:
Unlike hot springs near volcanos, our 'TATOPANIS' r user-friendly but not properly developed. See the difference
And who says soaking is not socializing?
Well not always, on yer way to Annapurna base camp top off yer trek at Jhinu's riverside hot spring:
Day 4. Yesterday we passed by natural #HotSprings, the temperature inside +30, outside 15. It's an amazing place, which made us relax a little. Now we are at 3200 m. snow everywhere and its f*cking freezing... it's a kind of hard track started for us #Nepal
Further eastwards, locals in Bhutan prefer the ultra social soaking solution!
A Han tourist enjoys himself in a hot-spring pool beside the Lancangjiang river at a resort in#Tibet #China #曲孜卡 #温泉 #盐井 #芒康 #TheChangingTibet