hadaka no tsukiai 裸の付き合い

The "companions of nudity"

 

We know the passion of the Japanese for the bath and it seems that their habit of going to relax in hot springs has recently "contaminated" foreign tourists. But if the latter often feel embarrassed to find themselves naked in front of strangers or their traveling companions, the Japanese have always taken advantage of these moments of relaxation to establish new relationships or deepen old ones. This is called in Japanese hadaka no tsukiai.

 

Bain du Mikawaya Ryokan, dans la préfecture de Kanagawa

Bath at Mikawaya Ryokan, Kanagawa Prefecture

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