Hot Springs!

Hot Springs!

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Need I say more guys? Time by time, through our apartment window I can spot some discreet types tip-toeing across a particular rooftop. A few quick steps, a tossed towel and splash—they are in their rooftop hot tub. Oh, the jealousy!

So to spread the feeling around, here are some of my favourite vintage shots of thermal pools from Nat Geo's excellent tumblr, Found.

Women enjoy the benefits of a heated whirlpool in Saint Petersburg, Florida, 1973.
Women enjoy the benefits of a heated whirlpool in Saint Petersburg, Florida, 1973.
High school friends enjoy a thermal spring near Gardiner, Montana, April 1997
High school friends enjoy a thermal spring near Gardiner, Montana, April 1997
Thermal springs warm winter bathers in British Columbia, 1966
Thermal springs warm winter bathers in British Columbia, 1966

The best natural hot springs I've had the chance to dip into would have to be Iceland's Blue Lagoon, Bagni Vecchi in the Italian Alps, and perhaps the onsen at the old ryokan near Jigokudani Park in Japan. And today, my bath, I guess...

How about you?

Not an Island

Not an Island

The reindeer herders of Oymyakon

The reindeer herders of Oymyakon