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Ship breaking

When I came down to the beach I saw at least a dozen large cargo ships lined up. Every one of them was in the process of being cut to pieces. It was one of the strangest things I have ever seen.
Bangladesh I - the southeast

January 11th 2012
Beach, boats, tribal people and fish Here comes the first blog entry from my latest travels. This time the destination was Bangladesh. This is my first visit to Bangladesh and it is one that I have looked forward to for many years. Unfortunately the photos on this and the two following blog entries are less good than they usually are. First there was hazy and cloudy weather some days a ... read more
Asia » Bangladesh » Chittagong

Bangladeshi Flag Bangladesh came into existence in 1971 when Bengali East Pakistan seceded from its union with West Pakistan. About a third of this extremely poor country floods annually during the monsoon rainy season, hampering economic development.... ... read more
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