- Camino(s) past & future
- Sept. - Oct. 2012
These are the, fast becoming ubiquitous “No Defecar” signs. They may appear funny, but they address an emerging and potentially serious health problem.Similar to another one here. On the Meseta in a picnic area. The last Teo was at a restaurant. I have no idea where it was except it was on the CF.
These are the, fast becoming ubiquitous “No Defecar” signs. They may appear funny, but they address an emerging and potentially serious health problem.
While there are NO public restrooms along the Camino, too many pilgrims just drop their trousers and go wherever they can. There is a right way and a wrong way to do this.
1. Learn proper ‘cat sanitation.’ Find a Boy Scout field manual, or something like hiking or camping for Dummies...seriously. Practice (up to a point) in your own backyard or neighborhood so you understand how it works. Carry a lightweight field trowel, available at most any outdoors store. Mine is aluminum and weighs 57 grams, about two ounces.
2. Learn to adjust your diet and bowel habits to “process” BEFORE departing your previous night’s lodging. Most people can do this if they try. There is a reason why more than a billion rural Asians call it “night soil.”
Above all, as pilgrims, we are quests in a foreign place. Please be respectful.