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Crossing the Buriganga, Dhaka, Bangladesh

September 23, 2015 14 comments

Crossing the Buriganga, Dhaka, Bangladesh

An amazing experience with the fearless boatmen of Buriganga

“Rush hour in the Bangladesh capital sees thousands of Dhaka’s commuters boarding small wooden boats to cross the waters of Buriganga River, one of the most dangerous waterways on earth, especially for the ferrymen.”

Frances Cronin, The Fearless Ferrymen of Dhaka’s Buriganga River, BBC News

Panoramic view of Buriganga River from the bridge, Old Dhaka, Bangladesh

Panoramic view of Buriganga River from the bridge, Old Dhaka, Bangladesh

It was a hectic day and our unofficial Wikipedia Photowalk of Dhaka has finally coming to a close. It was about was 10+ hours of photography experience covering the Dhaka University Complex and Old Dhaka.

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Museum of Independence, Dhaka, Bangladesh

June 10, 2015 4 comments

Museum of Independence

Suhrawardy Udyan, Dhaka, Bangladesh

The Museum of Independence (স্বাধীনতা জাদুঘর) is the latest addition to the tourist map of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

The Museum of Independence (স্বাধীনতা জাদুঘর), Suhrawardy Udyan, Dhaka, Bangladesh

The Museum of Independence (স্বাধীনতা জাদুঘর), Suhrawardy Udyan, Dhaka, Bangladesh

It was opened to public on 25 March 2015, on the occasion of the 45th independence day of Bangladesh.

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A Panoramic Tour of Dhaka, Bangladesh

June 4, 2015 8 comments

A Panoramic Tour of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Compilation of Panoramic Photos from Dhaka, Bangladesh

Also see: My collection of Panorama Compilation

Panoramic photography is a technique of photography, using specialized equipment or software, that captures images with elongated fields of view. It is sometimes known as wide format photography. Panorama photos are normally shot by stitching  series of photos with sightly overlapping fields to create a panoramic image.

Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, is a city with an interesting mix of architectures. This post contains panoramic photos mainly from the Dhaka University area and Old Dhaka.

Shaheed Minar (শহীদ মিনার) or the Martyr Monument, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Shaheed Minar (শহীদ মিনার) or the Martyr Monument, Dhaka, Bangladesh

The Shaheed Minar (শহীদ মিনার) or the Martyr Monument is a national monument of Bangladesh, and was built in honor of those killed during the Bengali Language Movement of 21 Feb. 1952.

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