Travel Blogs from Patna
... fall asleep. He wakes me up after a few minutes and after having made a few phone calls, gives me the time table of different airlines and fares for the flights. So here is my solution. I fall asleep again. I get wakened up again with the announcement that we will be in Patna in 10 minutes. My new friend Prabat informs me that he will take me from the train station to the airport. He introduces himself as Commander of ...
... more reliable, it is a welcome technological advancement.
Hence, we have been asked to design and build a solar powered refrigeration system for vaccines (Yes, a little bit of heat to make a whole lot of cold, thats the idea anyway). I will not bore you all with the details of my engineering hoopla, but here is the basic stuff. (This would be a good point to just scroll to the bottom if you have no desire to be bored by my engineering rambles).
... The sun rises around 5am and with the sun comes the heat and humidity. We all get up for breakfast by 7:30 and although breakfast food varies, it is still not uncommon to have some type of bean curry for breakfast (Although they have also made us pancakes once!). I go through the morning ritual of applying sunscreen and bugspray while also taking per-emptive malaria pills and antacids to get me through the day. We work for most of the ...
... li>Do you like India?
Oddly-enough, they rarely ask me the standard American question: What do you do for a living? They're more likely to ask me my parents' names.
... br> Except for the guy responsible for taking the money, it really wasn't much different than taking a local bus in America. I don't know why I was so mystified by the concept. Also, I had heard stories of pickpockets, but didn't encounter any trouble.
In fact, people were very nice and eager to help...except that the help wasn't always helpful. Finding what you were looking for was like tacking upwind. A lot ...
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