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Aug 25, 2012 - Bus to Khulna

8-25 Green Line AC bus leaves the main office station (3 minutes from our Living Inn) right at 7:30am but doesn't head out of Dhaka until it stops 3 more times to pick up more passengers. Takes an hour + to get out of the city into countryside, agriculture the same as before, lots of jute harvest going on plus the expansive rice paddies, cucumber plots, livestock grazing, bananas, and numerous other plots of plants I can't identify but which they obviously grow for some purpose. About noon we get into thunderstorms, traffic a bit less but...

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Sep 21, 2008 - Khulna and Bagarhat

Stay in a top end hotel in Khulna for less than 10 quid a night. Its true, the Western Hotel let me stay in an air-con room with satelite TV, fridge, hot showers for 7 quid a night. Bloody marvellous and all to easy to get used to. Mind you there's bugger all to do in Knulna. I met up with Ian and Elaine again in Dhaka and the three of us thought a trip to see mosque's at the old city of Bagarhat would be worth doing. The main event is the Shait Gumbad mosque famed for its 60 domes, except someone needs to brush up on their arithmatic...

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May 3, 2007 - Cut and Blow Dry, Please!!*

Hi Folks, arrived in Bandladesh a short time back only to find the country in a state of emergency. Helen was saying it was something to do with the elections, but won't really affect us. I had another 4 o'clock start to get here. I was the only white person on the plane out here and was getting some funny looks, they probably thought I was a terrorist!! The Great Wall of China was really good, it helped not having the witch with us mind, so we didn't get held up, it was hard work enough in the heat! The whole walk took about 4 hours but...

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