The South African government’s Reconstruction and Development Program is responsible for this impressive field of hundreds of toilets. With the intention of providing low cost housing Read the rest of this entry »
Shadowed by the world’s highest sand dunes, this simple wooden outhouse offers a breathtaking backdrop. The red dunes of the Namib Desert provide a stunning display as light, colour and shadow change by the minute. This solitary toilet bears witness to the constant movement of endless skies and shifting sands.
Namib Naukluft Park
Nestled in a gum tree grove, this toilet is located behind the village general store. During the monsoons, the red clay sand splashes up, creating a rich two-tone exterior. The panel propped against the entrance is typical of outhouse doors throughout southern Africa.
The toilets in this popular nightclub glow with the eerie light of the back-lit glass walls on which these steel urinals are mounted. The modern design and mellow light inside these washrooms provide a relaxing haven from the throbbing chaos outside.
17 The High Street
Imagine tens of thousands of voices repeating “heeey!” in different pitches, at different intervals and all at the same time. Then you will get an idea as to the cacophony of the Cape Cross fur seal colony. The noise is nothing compared to the stench. 100,000 fish eaters with foul breath flounder over flattened, rotting seal pups. Many visitors pause to vomit as they leave the odourless haven of their vehicles. The family who colonized these toilets are the clever ones. They are the only seals with a bit of elbow room, and the toilets smell much better than the colony.
Cape Fur Seal Colony