Welcome to Kashgar Online!

Welcome to Kashgar Online!

Added over 9 years ago

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the new Kashar website.  As you can see we still have a great deal of work to do, so please bear with us as we gradually add more content and products over the next few weeks.  We will be expanding our catalog to better reflect the two thousand different products that we sell in our store and will also be adding articles on many different topics including current trends in collecting tribal artifacts, the headhunting tribes of the world and rugs of Central Asia, as well as stories relating to our trips abroad and the different peoples that we encounter.

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Linda's Definitive Guide to the Squat Toilets of the World

Linda's Definitive Guide to the Squat Toilets of the World

Added over 9 years ago

I've become obsessed with squat toilets, Gentle Reader, and with good reason. Like others before me I've come to the conclusion that when travelling, all toilets outside of five star establishments are dangerous. I could write a book about the squat toilets of the world and I mightn't be the first person to do so. In some respects I find them preferable to western toilets since as a short person my feet are often left dangling uncomfortably above the ground. They are also (in theory at least) more sanitary than their western counterparts because you don't have to contend with dirty toilet seats. In reality however they are more likely to resemble filth-encrusted Jurassic swamps....

 

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