Dear Family & Friends: We are having so many new and exciting adventures to tell you about. We get up around 5:45am and go as fast as we can until bedtime, learning our new responsibilities and having a peek at this BEAUTIFUL country. We hope in this blog we can express how blessed we are to testify of Jesus Christ and serve Him in this amazing corner of the world! HAERE MAI* to our blog, we're glad you are visiting us!.....(*This means 'WELCOME' in the Maori language)

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Lovely Loo

Matakana 'Outhouse'
These were the public toilets in the village we visited near where I took the photos in the last post.  Probably the most interesting public toilets I've ever seen!  In New Zealand, they don't use the terms 'bathroom' or 'restroom'.  All signs just say 'toilet' and when asking, you would say "Where is the toilet"?  This is hard for me to say, because in the U.S., (at least where I live), that would not be a refined way to speak.   We also learned that here in New Zealand an outhouse is called a 'long drop'.  We thought that was pretty funny!

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