Bangladesh: The kids of Bangladesh

The most impressive thing in Bangladesh been the kids. There were just so happy. They followed us everywhere and been so excited when we took pictures of them. The most important thing was to see the pictures in the monitor on the back of the camera. In the remote villages the kid's life without TV, phone or any other electronically devise that is nowadays so common to have. I got the…

Continue Reading

Bangladesh: Boat trip in the Sundarbans

Bording the boat The Sundarban Reserve Forest in Bangaladesh is the neighboring the Sundarbans National Park in India, which is a Tiger Reserve. The area is covered by mangrove forests, and is one of the largest reserves for the Bengal tiger. The best way to visit the Sundarban Reserve is by boat, for that reason we took a three days boat trip with Silver Wave Tours.On board The Sun Deck The package…

Continue Reading

Bangladesh: St. Martin’s Island with no foreigners

Ferry to St. Martin’s We started our two day visit to St. Martin's Island from Cox's Bazar with a shipping liner. St. Martin's Island is a small island with the area of 8 km2. It is located in the northeastern part of the Bay of Bengal, about 9 km south of the tip of the Cox's Bazar peninsula. As the trip from Cox's Bazar is short and there are several boats which make…

Continue Reading

Bangladesh: In a school in the Rangamati Hill District

Our journey in Bangladesh continued from Chittagong to the Rangamati Hill District and the most remote district of the country: The Bandarban District. In the Rangamti Hill District we did a half day boat tour on the Kaptai lake with seeing The Hanging Bridge and visiting a Buddhist Temple. We visited a remote local place with a boat and saw amazing hand made cloth from Indigenous group's.  Boats are in this…

Continue Reading

Bangladesh: Start of the road trip – Chittagong

Chittagong was the start of our official road trip in Bangladesh. The trip was put together by Bangladesh friends of ours and a private travel agency. Our guide was perfect and gave us on a daily basis several options what we want to do in a certain areas and how long we want to stay. As Bangladesh do not have many western tourist or any touristic infrastructure it is best to…

Continue Reading

Bangladesh: Seeing Dhaka

One day later than planned, due to the sand storm in Abu Dhabi,  we arrived in Dhaka. The drive from the airport to the hotel, was an interesting start in our three weeks journey in Bangladesh.  Even that the highway had three lines in both directions the traffic was massive. The drivers were not really interested in the official lines, for that reason each direction had five lines of traffic. With…

Continue Reading

Bangladesh: 4 Day Wedding in Dhaka

Being invited to an Asian Wedding is a real special event. For that reason I followed invitation of a friends couples wedding to Dhaka. In order to get prepared for the wedding we stayed in Dhaka for one week. The wedding ceremonies itself took place over four days. The first days in the city we went for dress shopping, Sari and Shalwar kameez. As well as traditional shoes and bracelet's, which…

Continue Reading
Close Menu