Old Dhaka, Bangladesh Street Scenes Slideshow

This is a travel video of random street scenes that I encountered while visiting Old Dhaka, Bangladesh including Bangladeshi food, culture, people and rickshaws. Visiting Old Dhaka, Bangladesh was unlike any other experience I've ever had in my life. It's a fascinating country that I hope to return to in the near future. The locals are extremely friendly. In this video you will notice many random events including interactions with locals, sports such as badminton, parading, labour and other events. nomadicsamuel.com In late 2007 a rumbling occurred deep in the tropical waters of the Bay of Bengal. Within hours of Cyclone Sidr smashing into southwest Bangladesh, the world's media and aid organisations were on the move and Bangladesh was about to find herself wrenched back out of obscurity and once again presented to the global community as a classic 'basket case' (as Henry Kissinger once described the country) of disaster. The pictures and stories that emerged from Bangladesh at that time portrayed an entire nation on its knees, but this was only a half-truth for within hours of the storm hitting, the majority of the country was back on its feet and operational. ADVERTISEMENT This wasn't the first time that Bangladesh had been dismissed as a no-hope nation, and it probably won't be the last. But no matter what the opinion of the wider world is, this dynamic country proudly considers itself to be an active participant in an increasingly global community. In defiance of its ...

 

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