The Olympic toilet question, answered
Betsy finds enough of a reason not to go to the Olympics: squat toilets:
"Most of the Chinese people are used to the squat toilet, but nowadays more and more people demand sit-down toilets," Yao said. "However, it will take some time for this transition."This is what the toilet in the new bathroom looks like here at casa de Fausta:
Here's what a squat toilet looks like:
In my travels in Europe I encountered squat toilets and still recall the experience with great dislike. It was a thoroughly unpleasant experience.
The question is, how does one use a squat toilet?
Family travel explains how, and they include a diagram:
That said, always remember to bring your own baby wipes, toilet paper and hand sanitizer in your travels, even if you're not going to China for the Olympics.
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