Jigokudani (Hell Valley) – Noboribetsu-shi, Japan | Atlas Obscura

“Some hot springs are in picturesque mountain valleys, or in mystical high desert plateaus. The springs the feed the thermal baths in Hokkaido’s most popular spa town, however, flow from a blasted primordial caldera so infernal and reeking of sulfur, it was traditionally known as a gateway to hell…”

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Connie J. Jasperson lives in Olympia, Washington. A vegan, she and her husband share five children, a love of good food and great music. She is active in local writing groups, an editor for Myrddin Publishing Group, and is a writing coach. She is an active member of the both the Northwest Independent Writers Association and Pacific Northwest Writers Association, and is a founding member of Myrddin Publishing Group. Music and food dominate her waking moments. When not writing or blogging she can be found with her Kindle, reading avidly.

One thought on “Jigokudani (Hell Valley) – Noboribetsu-shi, Japan | Atlas Obscura”

  1. I have been lucky to visit several hot springs (most at resorts) while I lived in Japan. I did not die, nor was I boiled much. Worst part was getting naked with other people.

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