INFOGRAPHIC: 12 of the weirdest toilet customs around the world

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You may have though toilet ettiquete would be pretty simple. It’s quite straight forward – everybody poops!

But as it turns out, there are many different ways to go to the bathroom all around the world.

In Australia, there are signs pinned to the back of bathroom stalls that show step-by-step instructions on how to use the loo.

If you’ve ever been camping in the Australian bush, you may have encountered drop dunnies. It’s a water-less toilet where everything just drops into a well dug into the ground.

If you are travelling to another country, you’d better read up on their toilet customs, as you may offend someone, block the plumbing, or worse.

Fast Cover Travel Insurance investigated the rules and reasons behind some of the most unique toilet experiences from all over the world.

Here’s 12 of the weirdest and wackiest toilet customs in countries around the world.

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