‘Do Not Wash Hands in Plates’ by Barb Taub #TuesdayBookBlog #BookReview

Alison Williams Writing

This account of wonderful writer and blogger Barb Taub’s visit to India is the perfect antidote to a cold and miserable January.

DO NOT WASH HANDS IN PLATES

The story of three women eating their  way across India in search of adventure, elephants, temples, palaces, western toilets, monkeys, the perfect paratha… and the kindness of Indian strangers.

Once upon the Land Before Time (or at least before mobile phones), my two best friends and I decided to leave the US from separate locations and meet up in Europe. To everyone’s shock, Janine, Jaya and I pulled it off—mostly because we went to Luxembourg, a country so small the odds in favor of chance street encounters were almost 100%, but also because Jaya was carrying the BS, a blue suitcase so enormous it took up approximately a third of the country’s square footage and was visible on satellite images. We couldn’t possibly miss.

 It took over…

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