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Jaymanirgol

The final riverside village we passed before entering the vast Sundarbans National Park - another UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The media isn’t wrong, but there is another side to Bangladesh. And it’s worth seeing.

December 19th 2013
It seems many of my most memorable travel experiences have been slightly spontaneous visits to countries tacked on to the beginning of a trip while I wait for someone to arrive. Such as; Armenia before the Georgia and Turkey trip, Andorra before France, and Hong Kong before the Philippines. Bangladesh was another such trip, just a prefix before India, though it turned out to be a (the?) highlight ... read more
Asia » Bangladesh

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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