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Your crack reporters have been Johnny on the spot scouring the world for the breaking stories on toilets.  We ask that anyone who has an interesting photo of a loo, will email us with the photo, which we will gladly give credit for.

Here are our latest and greatest updates from the top with India, Nepal, Tibet, and New Zealand.

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In Delhi, there has been a movement (pardon the pun) to get people to stop urinating on the sides of buildings, so outdoor urinals have been installed.  Click here for the entire collection of India toilets including the International Toilet Museum!

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Special addition, the Hundtertwasser Toilets of New Zealand Voted the # 1 Public Toilet in the World!

See Full Collection of New Zealand Toilets

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Click here for full selection of toilets of Nepal
207-0715_IMG.JPG (32220 bytes)  205-0546_IMG.JPG (35715 bytes)  108-0846_IMG.JPG (24417 bytes) Toilets of Tibet including exclusive shots at the Dalai Lama's Potala Palace

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Our first toilet photos feature the outdoor johns of Amsterdam.   Check out the guy on the far right photo, he's just standing right in the street while a festival goes on.  Those Dutch sure aren't shy.  Meanwhile, Julia isn't quite used to the fine art of European living yet.

IMG_1299.JPG (14708 bytes) typical squat toilet IMG_2361.JPG (6588 bytes)   Jordan

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Outdoor Juanny (that's Portuguese for Johnny for those like Julia who don't get it), in Lisbon, Portugal

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Granada Spain has futuristic outdoor space toilets.  Beam me up Scotty.
Here is a standard Turkish toilet with a built in bidet squirter (as opposed to the European separate bidet.  Next photo is the Sultan's royal toilet from the palace.  (and you thought royalty didn't do such things)

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Public Toilets with the charm of Turkey

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The unearthed town of Herculaneum, near Pompeii, Italy.

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Roman toilets of Ephesus, Turkey with central heating piped in hot water thru pipes underneath the stone seats.  The slaves were also required to have a seat ahead of time to warm up the thrown for the master.


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Safari, Maasai Mara Kenya

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Ride towards lake Nakuru, Kenya.  The funny thing is all of these signs are for the 1 bathroom.

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A world class toilet photo right in the middle of the desert!!!!  (Bjorn, thanks for the lovely presentation). 

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Toilet with a View!  High on a pass on the Desert Highway in the country of Jordan


The sultan of Zanzibar had his private Persian style bath constructed in the countryside which he visited once a week while inspecting the spice crops.  Julia demonstrates the fine art of outdoor squat toilets.    145-4546_IMG.JPG (56793 bytes)  145-4549_IMG.JPG (23133 bytes)  145-4545_IMG.JPG (36317 bytes)  145-4543_IMG.JPG (10953 bytes)  145-4544_IMG.JPG (11376 bytes)


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The Sultan of Zanzibar's portable Water Closet.

Bruce and Julia, World Travelers and Adventure Seekers Extraordinaire.
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