Apes, tea and lotus flowers - Srimongol, day II March 14th 2014 We had breakfast at 8.30 with fresh pineapple and a cup of tea.
Our means of transportation for the day was a pickup truck, and we rode in the back like the locals, wind in our hair, sun on our face. We had no doubt our families back home would disapprove if they knew, but it felt incredibly liberating. And as long as the pickup doesn’t crash, it really isn’t a safety issue…
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Asia » Bangladesh » Sylhet » Srimongol 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