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Semi Prude

Several years ago I attended a retreat at some nearby hot springs.

I signed up for the retreat AS I WAS DRIVING THERE, so I never got a chance to read the emailed instructions they sent me detailing what the weekend was about. 280 more words

Old Stories

The 5 Best Free Hot Springs in Iceland

Iceland is positioned in one of the most geothermal regions in the world. The movement of divergent tectonic plates beneath the island bring magma and heat closer to the surface. 841 more words


Welcoming New Volunteers to the Region

The new year has brought new volunteers to the Permet-Kelcyre region! My friend Brianne and I both got new site mates, and we spent our (Catholic) Easter weekend welcoming them to their new homes! 1,344 more words
Peace Corps

Toketee Hot Springs and Toketee Falls in Umpqua National Forest, OR


The weather forecast made it clear that we would be wet and cold no matter where we went within a reasonable radius of our home-base. 598 more words

Travel Blog

12 Mile Hot Spring & Metropolis

Over Easter weekend we wanted to get out of town. Zach had some commitments on Saturday, so we decided to take a day trip on Sunday. 843 more words


Baños, Ecuador

Located on the edge of the Amazon, Baños is the adventure capital of Ecuador, and is a major backpacker and local travel hub. Our trip to Baños was a little chaotic due to our lack of knowledge about Ecuadorian holidays, as we ended up here on the very busy “All Soul’s Day” long weekend. 2,525 more words

South America

Hot Springs National Park

When you think of national parks, I’m betting that Hot Springs does not come readily to mind. Neither sweeping in size nor really in grandeur, it was – until the recent designation of St Louis’ Gateway Arch National Park  – the smallest of the 59 (well, now 60) parks in the system. 356 more words

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