A set of swimming and relaxing pools fed by a natural boiling spring. A lot of effort goes into cooling the water down to 40 deg C from
98 deg C.
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These terraces help to cool the water
Christella Ferns are found around geothermal areas here
and in the South American rain forest... dating them to before the splitting of Gondwanaland 85 million years ago
The spring feeds this pool
The white material is a crust of sulphur
Wetland area behind the pools
The collection area for hot water
Trees with white sulphur crust
Fountains help cool the water