Wayside bath in a country stream refreshes travellers, in this painting by Bernadino Luini, a follower of Leonardo da Vinci. Pilgrims stopped at streams famous for their curative powers.
By the Ganges River.
Visions of Tahiti as "Fatata Te Miti", Gauguin sought and found a primitive simplicity.
Mao Tse Tong (front) and his buddies cooling off.
A bath with a baby elephant, Chiangmai, elephant training/tourist centre.
Women's bath in Bursa, Jean-Leon Gerome, 1885.
San Blas Island, Panama. San Blas coconut was brought into Malaya for trial by the Department of Agriculture during British time.