Reblogged from Barb Taub:
How not to boil an egg. In a hotel room. In India. REALLY really rural #India…
It was the lion’s fault.
I’ve been exploring India’s amazingly diverse state of Gujarat along with travel companions Janine and Jaya. The three of us met as students at the University of Chicago when we moved into Little Pierce student apartment #203—three bedrooms, living room, dining room, kitchen, bathroom, and lifelong friendships. By now we’ve been friends for over forty years, and traveled together on multiple continents, so we each have our jobs at a new hotel. Jaya makes coffee. Janine boils water. Lots. (Once and only once we believed our hotel’s usual “our water is all filtered” statements. I have the patient ID bracelet from Don Bosco hospital to prove what a good idea that wasn’t.)
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