Hidden history in Old Dhaka

January 15, 2014

Hidden history in Old Dhaka “See the monkeys playing on the roof? They’ve realised something that most humans haven’t: the value of these old buildings.” Sourav, a student who lives in Old Dhaka, points towards a rooftop one building away from the roof where we’re standing. A couple of...

A day on the east banks of the Buriganga

January 9, 2014

A day on the east banks of the Buriganga While Bangladesh is experiencing some really rough times (the political troubles, attacks by radicals on civilian targets like buses and trucks, other attacks by the same radical forces on the minority Hindu population), the huge majority of the country’s people...

Election/”Election”

January 6, 2014

Election/”Election” Stepping out into the streets this Sunday morning, it was hard to believe you were in one of the world’s largest and most busy cities. Central Dhaka, normally jammed in traffic and a never-ending flow of people, resembled more a sleepy town than its actual self. Motorised vehicles...