Weekly Photo Challenge: Signs

In the medieval town of Bhaktapur in central Nepal there was a toilet door in an inn. Amongst the usual suspects of language describing what was beyond the portal  was a small sign that said “Leithreas”.

This is Gaelic – the indigenous language of Ireland – where John hails from!


Wonder what's behind the magic door

Wonder what’s behind the magic door


  1. Erica Barron · · Reply

    I can do the Korean translation. Maybe this is cheating but ‘whajangshil’ is toilet.

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  2. Thanks Erica. I now know probably the most important word in Korean. This was the first word we memorized in Laotian,Khmer,Mandarin,Thai,Vietnamese,Nepalese and Bahasian Indonesian!


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