by Antonio Gil April. 26, 2020 521 views
Hot spring -  smartphone picture

Hot spring - smartphone picture

 smartphone picture

smartphone picture

Breakfast time

Breakfast time

♫♫ Songs of Kusatsu the hot spring ♫♫

Onsen – Rules and Manners

Go Naked! No swim suit.
It is Japanese traditional culture of Japan, everyone goes into a bath together
Don’t be shameful!
Let’s enjoy together Onsen Bath!

Be clean! Wash your XXX first.
Before entering the bathtub, it is customary to lightly wash your lower body outside the tub.
After that, you get in the bathtub and soak for a while.

No drunk person inside the bathtub.
Usually, the temperature of Onsen is at least 40degrees (40℃).
So it is not good for your health for heavy drunk person to take or soak the bathtub.
To enjoy Onsen safely, please do not take the bath after drinking too much.

Do not put towel inside the bathtub.
There are two major rules to take Onsen.
First, you should now allow your wash-towel or any soap into the bathtub.
Secondly, when you leave the bath, you do not drain the water.
These manners come from the fact that you are not the only person to use the bath water in the tub.


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José Manuel 8 months, 4 weeks ago

#4, 7,8 +1

8 months, 4 weeks ago Edited
Antonio Gil Replied to José Manuel 8 months, 4 weeks ago

Devíamos estar na Bolívia por esta altura. Maldito vírus.

8 months, 4 weeks ago Edited
Bethany Plonski 9 months ago

This looks like an interesting stop - I am so far behind on this series, but I love that any time I stop by I can always learn something new about the culture of the place you are visiting from your posts. smile Thank you for sharing!

9 months ago Edited
Antonio Gil Replied to Bethany Plonski 9 months ago

No problem, you're welcome anytime dear friend. 😀

9 months ago Edited
Benny Law 9 months ago

I'm not sure I would enjoy the bath, but the breakfast looks very attractive, although maybe a bit formal.

9 months ago Edited
Antonio Gil Replied to Benny Law 9 months ago

The bath was awesome, believe me. Thanks my friend

9 months ago Edited
Guillermo Huerga Borrego 9 months ago

Great series as always, thanks for sharing it. Greetings and take care.

9 months ago Edited
Antonio Gil Replied to Guillermo Huerga Borrego 9 months ago

You too my friend, and thank you.

9 months ago Edited
Camellia Staab 9 months ago

Such a ceremonious setting even for breakfast. Gives a warm feeling and the message ......life is made to enjoy rather than rushed through. Nice closeups.

9 months ago Edited
Antonio Gil Replied to Camellia Staab 9 months ago

You've said it all. Here the time goes slowly. Never had such a breakfast before.

9 months ago Edited
Berckmans Peter 9 months ago

lovely series. Did yoy take a bath?

9 months ago Edited
Antonio Gil Replied to Berckmans Peter 9 months ago

Yes I did. More than one time during this trip.

9 months ago Edited
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