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RTW-career-gap-year kinda mission till June 2010, I think.

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The Waterboys

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"...I saw the crescent
You saw the whole of the moon... "
Although these boys were actually delivering water. Not singing.

No piped water here (yet). There is a well. If too much water is used, there is a good chance the well will go saline. No electricity either (yet). A diesel generator suffices. Apparently in town there is solar, wind and a biofuel plant that has never worked, but the electricity infrastructre has not made it this far out. I imagine waste is a septic tank. I digress.

Water is brought to the house on the back of this truck. From one of the yellow tanks the water is pumped into a similar 1100 litre storage tank outside the house.

On behest of the now absent owner I was going to pop into the local shop that coordinates the deliveries 2 days ago. The people from next door, who I had a late afternoon surf with went in asked for water to be delivered here.

This afternoon the truck arrives and the pumping starts. Not even 15 minutes later, job done. I can shower now. :)
22nd Oct 2009, 02:44  

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jc1000000 says:

Ok so you got no running water but i'm still jealous!

22nd Oct 2009, 11:16

The hardships are unbelievable! Best I not show you the view from the front... :)

22nd Oct 2009, 11:33