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Joy is waiting for a plane home!

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Joy is waiting for a plane home!
(Pic taken at Macau International Airport. March, 2007)

Macau International Airport, situated at the eastern end of Taipa island and neighboring waters, is the only airport in Macau. Macau has its own immigration policies and is a separate customs territory from mainland China. Travelers between Macau and mainland China as such, need to go through immigration and customs checks.

Joy is saying a prayer!

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Joy is saying a prayer!
(Pic taken at Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya, India. December, 2008)

The Mahabodhi Temple which literally means Great Awakening Temple is a Buddhist temple in Bodh Gaya,. Here Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, attained enlightenment. The holy Bodhi tree is next to the temple, to its western side. In the Pali Canon, this site is called Bodhimanda, and the monastery there is the Bodhimanda Vihara.