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Goodbye Bangladesh

February 23, 2015 - We would love to go back!
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Dhaka bus

February 03, 2015 - Bumper cars on steroids…
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Moving house

November 03, 2014 - Rickshaw vans often travel in groups so that whenever they came across an obstacle (such as a sidewalk or small hill) th...
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Bogra Parjatan motel

October 12, 2014 - Like so many Bangladeshis – the manager S. M. Mizanur Rahman (pictured left) – was very friendly, helpful and even organ...
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October 09, 2014 - The citadel at Mahasthangarh is an ancient city and another important archeological site in Bangladesh. We almost didn’t...
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Rickshaw street theatre

October 06, 2014 - The guy was mixing “potions” while ringing the bells mounted to his stick.
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Bicycle experts

October 02, 2014 - Of course it always helps (?) to receive advice when fixing a flat tire.
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August 12, 2014 - The Somapuri Vihara stupa and temple complex at Paharpur was once the biggest Buddhist monastery south of the Himalaya a...
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Fully loaded van rickshaw

August 08, 2014 - We wondered how they managed to get all of the baskets on top of the bike in the first place.
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Clay transporter

July 27, 2014 - Clay is a heavy load yet still they are able to cycle carrying big loads of it on their van rickshaws. Note: the van ri...
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Bangladeshi busses

July 14, 2014 - Bangladeshi bus chauffeurs don’t worry about the paintwork getting scratched…
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Local traffic

July 01, 2014 - Fun to see how much they can transport via van rickshaws but sometimes it was a bit ego deflating when they even managed...
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Curious onlookers

June 28, 2014 - In Bangladesh we were never alone.
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Leaving Dhaka via the Rocket boat

June 22, 2014 - It was an overnight trip heading south towards Khulna. The cook served us a ‘proper English dinner’ (which included York...
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Thumbs up

June 16, 2014 - This chauffeur perfectly displays our opinion of Bangladesh!
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Load ‘em up

June 12, 2014 - You can never pile too much on a Bangladeshi rickshaw.
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Rickshaw mechanics

May 30, 2014 - Street rickshaw mechanics in Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Rickshaw graveyard

May 26, 2014 - Where all of the worn out /beyond repair rickshaws are piled on top of each other in Dhaka.
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Fruit salesman

May 20, 2014 - The van rickshaws are actually small market stalls which can be easily moved from place to place.
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Break down

May 10, 2014 - If your rickshaw breaks down how else do you get it back to the repair stand?
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April 30, 2014 - Traffic lanes don’t mean that much to Dhaka rickshaw chauffeurs.
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April 19, 2014 - So bright it’s blinding.
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Fully loaded

April 15, 2014 - Is there anything that a Bangladesh van rickshaw can’t carry?
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Waiting for a customer

April 02, 2014 - The chauffeurs were quite relaxed and just smiled at us as we walked by.
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Taking a break

March 13, 2014 - Driver taking a break in one of the many rickshaw stands where they can chat with the other chauffeurs drink a cup of te...
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Rickshaw jam

February 28, 2014 - Morning traffic jam in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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Rickshaw traffic

February 25, 2014 - It was amazing to see just how much the rickshaws could transport and still move at a fairly fast pace.
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February 18, 2014 - Bangladesh is a paradise for bicycle photographers!
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