When nature calls, look for signs that say servicios sanitarios or simply sanitarios. In smaller venues, toilet paper is tossed into a trash bin rather than into the toilet–- septic systems are delicate and the paper will clog the toilet. At some public restrooms you might have to pay ¢50 or so for a few sheets of toilet paper; at others, there may not be any toilet paper at all. It's always a good idea to have some tissues at the ready. Gas stations generally have facilities. On car trips, watch for parked buses; generally this indicates some sort of better-kept public facilities.

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