Travel Blogs from Patna
I chickened out and didn't see Kesaria where the Buddha gave away his begging bowl toward the end of his life. It was about twice as far from Patna as Vaishali and I didn't want to rent a taxi for the day. But Hajipur, where Ananda's stupa is located, is only half the distance from Patna.
Ananda was the Buddha's personal attendant for many years. He was so focused on serving the Buddha, that he's ...
... draft of a first-time screenwriter, it was pretty bad. So over the months, I sent it off to three script consultants and read two books on the subject along with a bunch of screenplays to get an idea how other people write them. A half-dozen re-writes later, I feel pretty good about how it looks.
The 2nd script consultant said I would easily make the semi-finals of a well-regarded contest he judges. That was three re-writes ago. So I'm preparing ...
...do anything? Answer: At least twice as many as in the West. This is not because Indians are incapable; they seem perfectly capable. It must be a full employment thing.
The other day I went to one of the Bihar State Tourism offices in Patna. This one was conveniently located in the train station that I'm staying near. There were six guys all engaged in what must have been an important discussion...probably about cricket. I had a hard time ...
...I holed up in a hole for the night, and in the morning I went transport hunting. A man with a desk sold me a ticket to a bus that never materialised. I decided that my plan of attack was to be a dick. My strategy paid dividends and eventually I was taken around the corner where there were about a dozen busses...
I was seated next to a racist, deeply religious homosexual. He spoke at length about the Nepali heathens who smoke weed and ...
... to use the single track left ( east and west). It took another 5 hours!!! And it was dark by the time we arrived so decided to call it quits for the day. Then trying to find a hotel proved a little difficuly but the police finally came to the rescue and took us to one. I dont think they were comfortable with us wandering the streets in the dark ( yes - there was a power cut so it was dark)
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Other places to stay in Patna
Beer Chand Patel Marg, Patna, Patna | 3 star hotelfrom $37