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Aug 22, 2012 - Bus to Chittagong

09-3-13 UPDATE The following web address will inform and amaze you about the clothing industry in Bangladesh. Check it out! Visit Bangladesh Clothing 8-22 Late start getting breakfast (complimentary), but at $24 US each we SHOULD have at least as good a breakfast as in Kuwait or Dubai but it was not! Tea, toast, corn flakes, potatoes, and some kind of veg. We ended up going with the bicycle rickshaw fellow again to check out the rocket boat - a no go on Friday when we wanted to go, and on Saturday only 2nd class cabin available (rear by...

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Sep 4, 2008 - Chittagong

Imagine you own an old ocean-going vessel that you want to scrap, but there's a problem: the scrapyard wants a load of money to break the ship because it says it has concerns over asbestos, pollution from deisel fuel and other environmental issues, and you dont want to spend any money. What to do? Easy, set the autopilot for Chittagong and on arrival steer the ship straight into the beach, watch a team of Bangladeshi ship-breakers crawl over the boat like ants and take it apart by hand, and then walk away. Problem solved. And in a nutshell...

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