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The lights are out in Dhaka

I dont know if i mentioned how many power outages we have everyday in Dhaka. On the average at least five. They last as short as 2 minutes and as long as 30 minutes. I just sat down to the computer after 2 hours of constant blackouts. And to add to the frustration,the broadband here […]

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the road less traveled in Bangladesh

One of the biggest challenges traveling outside of Dhaka,is finding a decent hotel or guesthouse that is not very higgy biggy(grungy). Our first stop after Kurigram in Rangpur,at the Parjatan ,the government tourist hotel,was barely sustainable. The odor in the room was pure mold. I managed to get through the night in my sleeping sac. […]

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higybigy in Bangladesh

Most of the towns and cities of Bangladesh are higybigy  Manik,our amazing driver and Hannan,field supervisor and translator for BPKS, aNGO of and by the disabled people in Bangladesh, taught me this word. We have been traveling for several days in the more remote areas of the country. There is a breathtaking landscape of rice […]

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