A busy Calcutta airport, it resembles a train station more than an airport
Calcutta domestic terminal
They make a lot of fuss for security checks. They basically go through the motions rather than do the real job. Makes life a little disorganized, but that's how they are.
The indigoair bus that took us on the tarmac to the aircraft. They do not use aerobridges in this airport but a bus to ferry passengers
You have to climb a flight of stairs to get to the aircraft for your flight
Inside the aircraft that took us to Patna
Out of the Patna airport on the way to Bodh Gaya
Streets of Patna, look, no helmets for riders on motorbikes
A section of the approach to the highway
Highway: are we there yet?
Note that this car has no number plate and runs on the highway
Car without a number plate happily plying on the street of Bihar, this is a commercial vehicle and our driver told us that this is a new car, still unregistered, but being used.
How people travel: top of the bus, open, convenient, less crowd!
the hotel room: it's a quirky hotel, more later ...
View from my room
Thus I have seen ...
The Lord Buddha in Vajrasana, this temple was built in the sixth century and the vajrasana (where the icon is positioned) is about 2000 years old, constructed under the aegis of King Ashoka the Great.