- Going Barmy in BangladeshHello from India after having just finished seeing England win a cricket series abroad! No, honestly...
As you might expect I've been following quite a lot of sport since coming to Asia- but in truth it hasn't been all that great Posted by carlswall in 2wyvernsonmychest | Mar 28, 2010
- School of HopeWhile traveling in Bangladesh, I had the opportunity to document a slum school located in the city's northern outskirts.
The School of Hope not only teaches 200 students a core curriculum, provides meals but also instills the importance of hygiene a Posted by bucketbath in Bucket Bath | Apr 9, 2012
According to astronomers the red ball sun is only medium-sized. Among stars it is unimpressive yet to our planet it brings life.
It’s a standard arrangement, in Hatiya, in Posted by jajabor in Cholche, Jibon | Mar 24, 2012
- Ladies' Night
My friend Situ isn’t patient with cinema. While he is quite keen on some of the more thoughtful Tollywood or Dhallywood films and he’ll easily devote time to more meaningful offerings from th Posted by jajabor in Cholche, Jibon | Feb 28, 2012
- In the 'hood
‘Tell me why are we, so blind to see,
that the ones we hurt, are you and me’
- from the song ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ by Coolio
CNGs, four-wheel drives, pick-up drop-off c Posted by jajabor in Cholche, Jibon | Jan 25, 2012
- Arrival!Arrival into Dhaka I could not see very much as it was already dark.
I stayed at a lovely hotel call 'Eastern Residence' which was a few blocks from the World Vision National Office.
I was picked up by a World Posted by monkindy in BANGLADESH | Jan 24, 2012
- The Unfortunate Doorman
I can’t say I’m much of a hijacker, which in Dhaka means a mugger. To the best of my recollection I did it only once, making a pistol with my fingers. I can’t look much like Posted by jajabor in Cholche, Jibon | Nov 28, 2011
- The Rishka WisdomIt pulls to the side of the road at the start of a downpour. With a push and a click of the metal sidebars the hood is lowered and fixed into place. A plastic sheet of some impromptu Posted by jajabor in Cholche, Jibon | Oct 1, 2011
- English by AssociationIt was business. The company had sent their guy from mainland Noakhali to liaise with Situ’s distributorship. He thought he was doing it tough in Hatiya, without unabated electricity, without all the mod-cons. There was a big Posted by jajabor in Cholche, Jibon | Aug 30, 2011
- History of Tourism and Source of Development in Bangladesh.
The earliest forms of leisure tourism can be identified as far back as the Babylonian
& Egyptian empires. A museum of "Historic Antiquities" was open to the public in the
sixth century B.C. in Babylon, while Egyptian held many Posted by Unison Corp. in Tourism Bangladesh. | Aug 16, 2011
- Metro DreamingNow that it’s apparent that CNG drivers were only using the meter as a special tribute to the Cricket World Cup and Dhaka’s back to her usual self, it’s hardly surprising when inching through the jams that one’s thoughts are Posted by jajabor in Cholche, Jibon | Jul 26, 2011
- HistoryThe state that we today call Bangladesh has been a part of a greater India and was known as Bengal; The history of today's Bangladesh has been short but it has ancient nationalism and history. Born in 16 th December,1971 Posted by Unison Corp. in Tourism Bangladesh. | Jul 21, 2011
- The Cow Lottery
In a new language, words are like stepping stones across a stream. The more words you have the easier it is to cross, the less you have to jump; the more words there are, the e Posted by jajabor in Cholche, Jibon | May 31, 2011
- Open Doors
Cousin Arif knew there were guests and on that account the likelihood of tasty food was high. Stepping through the doorway and without a word by way of greeting he positioned hims Posted by jajabor in Cholche, Jibon | May 15, 2011
- City Food
The unworldly villager, the ‘Mofiz’, easily taken advantage of and not altogether at ease with modernity: a ubiquitous someone to be blamed for a haphazardly driven rickshaw, Posted by jajabor in Cholche, Jibon | Apr 6, 2011
- Still planning ami ekon shudhu e plan korchi . Europe e kotha kotha e kotha jabo . ekon bangkok er uddessshe rouna dibo .....bhabchi
Posted by Amitabh reza in Amitabh cine-Ma | Mar 28, 2011
- Of the Rivers and the Plains
It was not random. It came about from the first visit to Bangladesh in 1996, three weeks, as a backpacker. Bangladesh was my fifteenth country. I still can’t explain why it was so, bu Posted by jajabor in Cholche, Jibon | Jan 31, 2011
- The Virtue of Giving, the Art of Receiving
I remember so many invitations, though it was in later years that it really got out of control. There were occasions when someone would want a time for lunch or breakfast or dinner and, Posted by jajabor in Cholche, Jibon | Jan 27, 2011
- I Don't Eat Fish
I faced the days of May without the luxury of a fan that year, living in a tin house transformed into a mini-furnace by the season. I would wake drenched in sweat and as soon as possibl Posted by jajabor in Cholche, Jibon | Jan 26, 2011
- Travel planArif:
hello world! meet me & my friend suave from BD.
dont know BD?
Wanna know more abt BD? just visit: http://www.virtualbangladesh.com/
Well, we set our travel plan to Malaysia & Singapore from Jan 01 to 10, 2011. We've a Posted by arif2050bd in Arif-Suave Lankawi-Singapore trip | Nov 29, 2010
- ...meanwhile... back at the mezbankhana...
There are things that really should not be. Statistically speaking, according to probability and surely taking account of an element of chance as well, being born in Sydney it is Posted by jajabor in Cholche, Jibon | Nov 10, 2010
- Dhaka Times: ½ a Cigarette
One fine morning as can happen when I am not running late enough to give it a miss, I stopped for a cup of tea at the usual tea shop by the office. Incidentally, most of the tea shops in Posted by jajabor in Cholche, Jibon | Nov 8, 2010
- Dhaka Times: the Quintessence of Dhaka
It was coming home from work the other day when something odd happened that really made me understand what it means to live in Dhaka. It was exceptionally odd precisely because it wasn’t.
I hailed a CNG, a three-wheeler taxi vehicle, Posted by jajabor in Cholche, Jibon | Nov 7, 2010
- Dhaka Times: Digital Bangladesh
The government of Bangladesh has a development programme called ‘Digital Bangladesh’ with the goal I believe of rolling out technology across the government and into the villages. It’s a serious programme; but like almost everything, Bangladeshis make f Posted by jajabor in Cholche, Jibon | Nov 5, 2010
- Dhaka Times: the Mandarin DiscountIt started back in watermelon season, my good relations with the guys at the local fly spray, deodorant and fruit store. I must’ve been bored, because one day when one of them was trying to convince me to buy grapes Posted by jajabor in Cholche, Jibon | Nov 3, 2010