TOURISTS BATHE IN GIANT HOT TUB HEATED BY AN OPEN FIRE IN PHILIPPINES – THEY CALL IT KAWA BATH

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To supplement the experience guyabano and guava leaves, said to cure skin disorders and add aroma, are added  to the heated water, together with ginger slices and flower petals

( Daily Mail ) What’s cooking? Me! The world’s most primitive hot tub

  • Visitors of the hot baths look like they are being burned alive – the tubs are heated by fire 
  • The Kawa baths were previously used in sugar mill production but now are a key tourist attraction in the area
  • Michael Diez, an accountant from Manila, braved the boiling waters and dipped in with a smile on his face

 

A tourist looked like he was being cooked alive while bathing in an impromptu tub – warmed by vicious flames underneath.

Michael Diez from Manila took a holiday to the tropical setting of Tibiao, Antique, also in the Philippines, to get back in touch with nature.

While holidaying the accountant hopped into a Kawa hot bath and posed for a series of photos seemingly enjoying the dip in the boiling hot water.

The flames sprouting from underneath the tub seemed to be getting thicker and thicker almost engulfing the tub but Michael kept a smile on his face.

Read more: What’s cooking? Tourist bathes in a homemade hot tub heated by an open fire in the Philippines 

 

The flames sizzle under the tub. The kawa, which means a big kettle, were previously used in sugar mill production at nearby factories

 

Michael bathes in the tub as the flames make the water boil. The baths are one of the prime attractions for visitors of Tibiao 

 

 

 

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