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Asian Explorer Part 11 (Culture, People, Food, Religion, Art, Customs, Architecture) Travel Photos [02:09]
This is a travel slideshow series showcasing some of the best travel photos from Asian countries around The Far East Asia and SE Asia (including a focus on culture, food, religions, art, customs, architecture, attractions, people, smiles etc) showcasing countries such as South Korea, India, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Thailand, China, Taiwan, Brunei, Vietnam, Singapore and other destinations. This is a 600 part series that attempts to give one a visual representation of what it is like to be travelling in Asia as a backpacker, tourist or expat. Take a deep breath and let your senses explode. From ancient farming villages in India to the futuristic cityscape of Tokyo, Asia provides such variety and contrast it would take many lifetimes to even start scratch the surface. Above all, is a spiritual place - infused with the gods of past and present: the ancient spirits of the land and the family, the teachings of Buddhism, the deities of Christianity and Hinduism and the rules of Islam. Across the region, scented smoke swirls from millions of joss sticks placed in offering at the many shrines and temples the faithful use to meditate and pray. Ancient wonders and sacred spaces abound: from the Great Wall of China and the temples of Angkor to lesser-known marvels in Myanmar, Nepal and Afghanistan. But, Asia is far more than its past. A frenetic buzz surrounds the cities: the fashion, culture and business in Hong Kong, Singapore and many others easily challenges the ...

Buriganga River Boat Ride (Sadarghat) Slideshow - Old Dhaka, Bangladesh [03:11]
This is a slideshow series from a Buriganga river boat ride I took near the Sadarghat in Old Dhaka, Bangladesh. A trip to Old Dhaka is not complete without taking a boat ride down the Buriganga "Old Ganges" river in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Small crafts compete for space on the river front with enormous freighters and other large vessels. It makes for a fascinating dynamic. I took a humble row boat out on the waters near the Sadarghat. It at times was extremely scary as we got quite close to some very large ships. There are fatalities on this river from time to time. I was lucky to have a safe ride with the opportunity to do a lot of filming. nomadicsamuel.com The Buriganga is economically very important to Dhaka. Launches and Country Boats provide connection to the other parts of Bangladesh, a largely riverine country. When the Mughals made Dhaka their capital, in 1610, the banks of the Buriganga were already a prime location for trade. The river was also the city's main source of drinking water. Today, the Buriganga river is afflicted by the noisome problem of pollution. The chemical waste of mills and factories, home waste, medical waste, sewage, dead animals, plastics, and oil are some of the Buriganga's pollutants. The city of Dhaka discharges about 4500 tons of solid waste every day and most of it is released into the Buriganga.[citation needed] According to the Department of the Environment (DoE), 20000 tonnes of tannery waste, including some highly toxic materials, are ...
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Boat Ride in Dhaka (Buriganga River Cruise) near Sadarghat - Old Dhaka, Bangladesh [02:13]
A trip to Old Dhaka is not complete without taking a boat ride down the Buriganga "Old Ganges" river in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Small crafts compete for space on the river front with enormous freighters and other large vessels. It makes for a fascinating dynamic. I took a humble row boat out on the waters near the Sadarghat. It at times was extremely scary as we got quite close to some very large ships. There are fatalities on this river from time to time. I was lucky to have a safe ride with the opportunity to do a lot of filming. nomadicsamuel.com The Buriganga is economically very important to Dhaka. Launches and Country Boats provide connection to the other parts of Bangladesh, a largely riverine country. When the Mughals made Dhaka their capital, in 1610, the banks of the Buriganga were already a prime location for trade. The river was also the city's main source of drinking water. Today, the Buriganga river is afflicted by the noisome problem of pollution. The chemical waste of mills and factories, home waste, medical waste, sewage, dead animals, plastics, and oil are some of the Buriganga's pollutants. The city of Dhaka discharges about 4500 tons of solid waste every day and most of it is released into the Buriganga.[citation needed] According to the Department of the Environment (DoE), 20000 tonnes of tannery waste, including some highly toxic materials, are released into the river every day.[citation needed] Experts identified nine industrial areas in and around the ...
Tags: Buriganga, Old Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh, river cruise, boat ride, Buriganga boat ride, boat ride in Dhaka, boat ride in Old Dhaka, boat ride in Bangladesh, old boat, big boats, freighters, dangerous, crazy, strange, scary, fun, thrilling, exciting, cruise

Flying hot air balloon [00:47]
Group of Bangladeshi people fly a hot air balloon in a festival at night
Tags: air, hot, bag, balloon, fly, night, festival, group, people, cheer, candle, power, flame, burn, fire, torch, rocket, space, dark, culture, east, asia, bangladesh, dhaka, student, university, jahangirnagar, open, wick

Aftab Nagar, Dhaka, Bangladesh (22/05/2012) [04:08]
The video is fast forwarded 3 times the normal speed to save time and space .This video is dedicated to all Bangladeshi people. Sorry about the shaking.. YouTube has taken care of it though.. Bike: Yamaha Fazer 153cc (Indian edition) Camera: Nokia N70 mobile camera Music: "love note" from one youtube channel
Tags: Aftab Nagar, Dhaka, Bangladesh

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