Bangladesh foto’s & tips

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In het hele vroege ochtendlicht kijkt deze jonge monnik nog wat dromerig voor zich uit door een open kloosterraam

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Soms zijn ouders te arm om hun eigen kinderen op te voeden. Het plaatselijke klooster vangt die kinderen op, geeft ze eten en helpt met scholing. Op deze ma...

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De Mru, één van de etnische groepen in de Chittagong Hill Tracts zien niet zo vaak blanke mensen. Ons bezoek aan het dorp trok dan ook onmiddellijk de aand...

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Small boats that ferry the passengers to and from the larger ships in one of the busiest passenger terminals in the world, Sadarghat, Old Dhaka wait patientl...

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Bangladesh is een bijzonder land met bijzondere minderheden groepen. Voor een filmproject mocht ik (Paul) daarheen om in een afgesloten gebied in het land te...

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New Years Day is a holiday and traditional sports days are held in villages around the countryside. Traditionally games are played, egg and spoon, musical c...

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Travelling in Bangladesh is like going back in time. Blacksmiths have all but disappeared in Europe, though artisan smiths are making something of a comeback...

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A sage or scholar In the courtyard of the Hazrat Shah Jalal Mujarrad mosque in Sylhet, one of the largest mosque in Bangladesh. I was intrigued as to how muc...

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The use of medicinal plants as a herbal remedy for many common ailments is part of the traditional heritage in many rural Bangladeshi areas especially in the...

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Bangladeshi trains are usually very crowded, seat tickets have to be bought in advance and of course are more expensive. For some people riding above the tra...

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I mentioned in my last photo that the grandmother was in the kitchen cooking our meal while the children sat and watched us. Here she is, in her simple but o...

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Two sisters watch the village sports day on New Years day, Northern Bangladesh Despite Bangladesh being a Muslim country, it is not often that you see young...

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A pan seller sits in Shankhari Bazar, the main bazar in the Hindu area of Old Dhaka. The street where almost every building has been inhabited by the Hindu a...

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As I said, while I was buying water I could feel that I was being watched, I knew that someone was behind me, but did not imagine this. Look at all their f...

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Even though we stayed three days in the village some of the children did not get used to our presence. This child was protected by the arms of the oma. Blind...

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And waiting besides the drinks-stall are local kids that want to be your guide and will scramble up the hills to show you the best viewpoint and the area wit...

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Having just paid far too much to have my hair cut I had to think of the street barbers that I saw in Bangladesh. A pair of scissors and a comb, a chair of so...

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Before we move on to our next stop, a few portraits from the village. Our boatmen. He has worked all his life as a boatmen, he has his own boat, a 20 metre ...

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Deze monnik was erg blij met wat batterijen uit het westen. Het gebied is echter zo afgelegen dat er slechts gekraak en wat ruis uit het apparaat kwam. Voor ...

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New Years Day and the village holds a sports day, not for the children but for the women of the village. Musical chairs, sack races and other games are playe...

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It took a little while but finally I gained enough trust from our little guide, that she let go of her friends hand and looked into the lens. Of course I sho...

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