07/05/2014

SEWAGE, POO etc

One of the things that causes visitors to Tenerife to take a horrified step backwards is the Canarian habit of putting toilet paper in a bin rather than flushing it away.
When my daughter and her husband first came to live here they refused to use the mini-bin in their rented apartment because the idea disgusted them. Until their landlord, who lived downstairs, told them that he'd had to get the local equivalent of Dynorod in - the sewage pipes were not wide enough to cope with anything other than 'natural waste'.

The bar where we held our RBL meeting last night is obviously having similar problems.

6 comments:

  1. Not sure what to add to that!

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  2. So let nobody ever say they have nothing to blog about - I've suddenly got all sorts of ideas. Thanks, Liz!

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    1. I'll be fascinated to read what this blog has prompted!

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  3. I wonder if someone, somewhere does a bog blog: quirky observations about toileting conventions around the world. Off to google it.

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    1. I wouldn't be in the least surprised if you find hundreds, Ana!

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