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Rickshaws!  
   

Rickshaws!

They're colorful, uncomfortable and cheap. What else could you want for getting around? I have only had a few rides so far, but they're fun on the back streets. Traffic on the main roads is scary.
Intro to Dhaka

August 24th 2012
My first few days in Dhaka were filled with settling into my new apartment, but afterwards I did make time to go out with some of my new colleagues to explore the city. Since we arrived at the end of Ramadan we found empty streets and many closed shops. Some parts of the city are eerily abandoned. I am enjoying it immensely. Gone are the traffic jams that greeted me when I first arrived at the air ... read more
Asia » Bangladesh » Dhaka

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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