World's weird toilets

2013-11-20 14:03
Most of us take a working toilet at home or in the work place for granted - in fact, we consider it a basic human right, which really it is. 

However, this is not the case for billions of people around the globe.

According to the UN some 2.5 billion people do not have access to adequate sanitation and more than 1 billion practice open defecation — a problem that contributes to countless deaths from preventable diseases.

In order to raise awareness around this issue, the UN declared 19 November World Toilet Day.

So, in celebration of those porcelain thrones we take for granted, we've decided to do a little Instagram round-up of weird toilets around the globe. 
Ever came across a weird toilet during your travels, or maybe had the privilege of spending some time in a loo with a view? Send us your pics to pics@news24travel.com

Check it out. 



 

Rather spectacular - the toilets at Hundertwasser House in Vienna

Basin and toilet all in one #onlyinasia, as this Instagrammer says

Not your regular African bush pee at Nebelgrenze in Switzerland

Loo with a view at the Shard in London

Loo with a view at the Slow Lounge at Cape Town International Airport

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