2017 Bangladesh 1: Dhaka February 4th 2017 After arriving in Dhaka at 1am in the morning, I took a taxi to my hotel nearby.
Day 1: I spent the morning orientating myself, acquiring a sim card and getting some cash. I took a CNG (Compressed Natural Gas -- otherwise known as tuk-tuks in other countries).
I arrived at my new hotel (Al-Razza) located in Old Dhaka and in the heat of the day, I decided to rest. In the early evening I hea ... read more
Asia » Bangladesh » Dhaka 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