Category Archives: Bangladesh

A long day | Bangladesh | India

The alarm rang early this morning and I did not want to get out of bead. The plan today was to leave Bangladesh and head to Kolkata – a long journey for a relatively small distance. I wasn’t feeling well … Continue reading

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Observations | Bangladesh

These are my observations, and may or may not be accurate. It may or may not reflect my opinion of the country as a whole. Take it with a grain of salt as need be. Some of this is just … Continue reading

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Last day | Bangladesh

We had come all of the way to Khulna for two reasons: one, to be closer to the border with India, and two, to tour the Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest and home to the largest tiger population. Our … Continue reading

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Chittagong to Khulna, part 3 | Bangladesh

Eventually we make it to Sandwip Island, where what seems to be half the boat is unloaded. Boatloads of goods come off too, and a few people come on. The crowd is much smaller in the transition, and we can … Continue reading

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Chittagong to Khulna, part 2 | Bangladesh

We had expected a “private” deck, or at least a separate area on the deck for us folks in first class and VIP (as is the case on the Rocket). Of course, this wasn’t the case. The deck was packed … Continue reading

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