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Sep 24, 2009 - Drive to Rajshahi via Puthia

24-09-09 This morning we leave the bustle of the city behind and head out to a more rural landscape across the massive Jamuna bridge. At 4.8 kms long, it is the 12th longest bridge in the world, crossing the Jamuna River and linking Eastern and Northwestern parts of Bangladesh. Travelling on across the floodplain to Rajshahi we stop at the charming little town of Puthia famous for its historic decorated Hindu temples and the imposing Zamindar’s Palace, a fine example of a Hindu Rajbari. These substantial country houses were built by the...

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