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Getting Around in Dhaka – Rickshaws, Buses, Cars, and CNGs

Dhaka is a very dense city, but it’s also pretty large.  It’s impossible to walk everywhere, so you must take some form of transit… but how do you choose the best way to get around?  To get between cities there … Continue reading

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The madness that never ends! – Traffic in Dhaka

For those who have ever been to Dhaka, or even heard of Dhaka, the first thing you probably heard about was the traffic. I believe that it’s on of the worst cities in the world for traffic, likely because it’s … Continue reading

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Stuck in my House – The Heightened Security Situation in Dhaka (Part 2)

— Part 2— Today I’ll be talking about how the current security situation in Bangladesh is making an impact on my life.  Honestly, it’s a big factor in almost every aspect of my day.  If you missed Part 1, please read … Continue reading

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Stuck in my House – The Heightened Security Situation in Dhaka (Part 1)

“So, how are you liking Bangladesh?” is a question I hear very frequently.  At least once a week, sometimes multiple times a day.  I am asked by foreign visitors, work colleagues, and friends at home.  It’s a tough question to … Continue reading

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A Hindu Christmas: Celebrating Puja in Dhaka

One nice thing about my office is that it’s accepting of different religions. Although over 90% of Bangladesh is Muslim, our office has employees who are Muslim, Hindu, Christian, and Buddhist (and maybe more). In Canada I would never really ask … Continue reading

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Cruising down the Meghna River – Sundarbans Trip (Part 3)

Bangladesh is really green!  Living in bustling Dhaka, you would never realize how much of Bangladesh is lush.  It was great to get a chance to explore more of the country and see how life is along the river.  Bangladesh … Continue reading

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The cows are taking over the streets! – Eid in Dhaka

For the next 6 months, I’m living in an Islamic country, where over 90% of the population in Muslim.  Although some population of the country is Christian, Hindu, or Buddhist, the large majority of Muslim people means that most holidays, food, … Continue reading

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