Videos tagged with "nort"
Aukana Buddha Statue, Sri Lanka. [02:48]
Aukana Buddha statue is located at 30km northwest of Dambulla close to ancient Kala Weva man-made rainwater reservoir. It can be reached from Kekirawa on Dam...
Jaflong, Bangladesh [00:37]
Extraction de pierres dans le nord-est du Bangladesh (district de Sylhet) Stone collection, north east of Bangladesh (Sylhet district)
Globe Trekker - Bangladesh with Holly Morris [52:29]
In Globe trekker Bangladesh we follow host Holly Morris on an adventure through one of the poorest and most populated countries on the planet. It's a tough but rewarding journey and contrary to expectations Holly discovers a country overflowing with life, culture and incredible hospitality. Her trip starts in Dhaka, the capitol of Bangladesh and the 7th largest city in the world. After a hectic few days dodging rickshaw and tasting the favorite local dish Byrani, she boards the Rocket Paddle Steamer, a relic from the days of the British Raj, and embarks on a 24 hour journey down river to one of the largest mangrove forests in the world, the Sunderban National Park. Risking an encounter with the man eating Bengal Tigers that live in the park Holly joins a group of local villagers on a trek deep into the forest to find honey. The search is a success, despite having to brave a swarm of giant killer bees, and after tasting the golden nectar she departs northward to one of the poorest regions of the country. Journeying mostly by river Holly discovers that Bangladesh consists largely of flood prone low lying flat lands and river deltas. During the wet season large portions of the country are submerged and the northern regions of the country are often the hardest hit. Holly explores some of the ingenious methods the locals have developed to cope with the challenges they face and visits a local "floating" school where she ends up giving the children there a lesson in American ...
Beautiful Bangladesh documentary [10:07]
LONGEST UNBROKEN SEA BEACH IN THE WORLD Introduction Golden sands - miles after miles, overlooked by genteel cliffs and awash with foaming waves, colorful conch shells, ponderous pagodas, delicious seafood- this is Cox's Bazar. The sea-side tourist township of Bangladesh boasting the world's longest (120km) unbroken beach sloping gently down into the blue water of the Bay of Bengal- Cox's Bazar is one of the most attractive tourist spots of the country. To north of Cox's Bazar is Chittagong and the hill districts of Bandarban and Khagrachhari, to the east is Myanmar, to the west and south is the Bay of Bengal. History Ancient name of Cox's Bazar was Bakoli, Mid-seventeenth's name was PENGWA. The Rakhyne word PENGWA means yellow flower. Burmese King Monwaing attacked Cox's Bazar in 1784. He killed the Arakanese King Thamada and took control of the area. So the Arakanese left the area to take shelter in the Chittagong Hill Tracts and Patuakhali. The Government of the then East India Company appointed Captain Hiram Cox as Superintendent and assigned him to rehabilitate the Arakanese refugees. On arrival there in 1799, he defeated the Burmese king in a battle and rehabilitated the Arakanese refugees. After the war, he set up a bazar (market) in that place which was named as Cox's Bazar after him. Total Area : 2491.86 sq. km Population : About 2.2 million Cox's Bazar - A Tourist Paradise The flamboyant township at the head of a 120 km long beach with lines of fancy shops on ...
Bangladesh St Martin's Martins Island [03:39]
Short video scenes of St Martin's Island, a coral Island of immense beauty, mostly unknown to tourists. St. Martin's Island is in the northeast part of the Bay of Bengal, southermost part of Bangladesh, around 10 km south of the tip of the Cox's Bazar-Teknaf peninsula. It is only a few Kms West of of the northwest coast of Myanmar. In fact one can see the coast of Myanmar (Burma)as one sails from Teknaf to the Island. There is no electricity on the Island but the hotels hae generators. In the evenings, the one main street on the Island is lit by shops burning kerosene in their hurricane lamps. The people are beautiful.