How to Shit Around the World: The Art of Staying Clean and Healthy While Traveling
There's no way, and probably no good reason, to be subtle about it -- diarrhea, parasites, and other gastrointestinal unpleasantries can be part of the price travelers pay for trying to see the world. Fortunately, this frank, witty guide lets world-explorers fight back against their invisible assailants. A noted traveler and writer, Dr. Wilson-Howarth explores such issues as sanitizing unhealthy water, safely consuming exotic foods, avoiding dehydration, keeping good hygiene on the road, and immunization. A special section details the dreaded creatures -- spiders, leeches, worms -- that can put any tour into a tailspin. With special tips for children and elderly travelers, as well as ways to dodge ailments such as malaria, typhoid, and hepatitis,How to Shit Around the World is the perfect, if not the most polite, traveling companion.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - co_coyote - LibraryThing
Having traveled in several undeveloped countries now, I can assure you this book is essential reading. There is nothing worse than coming unprepared and ignorant in how to handle yourself (not what I meant!) in unfamiliar terrain. Highly recommended for any traveler. Read full review
A Must Have for Every TravelerUser Review - Rebma - Borders
I purchased this book at the LA Book Fair at UCLA a few years ago. The cover is splitting and pealing apart due to extreme love and use. I've personally read this book about three times, cover to ... Read full review
1 Travelers Diarrhea
2 Whats in the Water?
3 Eating Right
4 Weird Foods
5 Squat Loos and LongDrops
6 Water Water
7 Caught Short?
8 Tummy Troubles
14 Going Outside
17 Senior Travelers
19 Packing List and Minimal Medical Kit
20 Resources and References
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