Day Two Trek through Hapao rice terraces to the natural hot springs.
We meandered along the narrow concrete passage ways for three hours until we reached the hot springs.
At some points on our journey, looking down was not an option, it you fell one way was mud, the other was death.
We stripped off and precariously stepped in to the hot bath temperature water. The combination of hot water and eggy sulphurous air took some getting used to, but eventually I relaxed on one of the smooth boulders and listened gushing white water behind.
The highlight of the day for me was not the the hot springs but snaking through the landscape we had been gazing at 3 hours before... We were in the vista.Read more