Sights

Into the caves

Into the caves

By Muhammad Ibrahim Ibne Towhid Photos by Abu Muhammad Hasan Rony I have had a fascination for caves ever since reading Mark Twain’s Tom Sawyer and Huckleburry Finn during my school days. During my recent visit to Khagrachhari, my long-awaited dream of venturing into a cave came true. Before going to Khagrachhari we had to notify the law enforcers about […]

Sweet allure

Sweet allure

Photos and text by Md Sourav Honey farmers across the country are currently busy in the mustard fields as they are eyeing high yield during this season. The farmers pick this season particularly as less fog during the morning ensures that honey bees will produce more honey. Department of Agricultural Extension officials are expecting national production of mustard field-based honey […]

Bhimruli floating market

Bhimruli floating market

Text and Photos by Afsana Juthi Imagine being on a boat passing through the canal while enjoying the green trees with fruits on every branches and all the colours of nature on both sides – the feeling is almost heavenly. A short trip to the Bhimruli Bazar in Atghor Kuriana, where the floating guava market is, can be a delightful […]

Beauty of the wild

Beauty of the wild

photos and text by Ariful Islam Munna Nature photography is a passion for most photographers. The branch of photography has helped in the conservation of nature and its elements like birds, animals and insect. These three are the subjects of my photography. I like to travel and explore in search of the beauty of nature, which is currently threatened by […]

Little Mermaid to Big Ben

Little Mermaid to Big Ben

by Nazmul Haque When I told my Danish Colleague that I was going to travel from Copenhagen to London by train, he rolled his eyes and said it was a stupid idea. His reasons were, it would be ludicrously expensive compared to flying and it would be long and boring. Well, it did not put me off one bit. I […]

Blue and green

Blue and green

Text and photos by Md Shaheen Reza Rassel The spectacular and vastly expanded wetland called Haor bound by green mountains at the north-eastern Sunamganj district of Bangladesh is refreshing enough to make any one introspective about life. Maybe that is why the mystic bauls and folk singers like Shah Abdul Karim, Ukil Munshi, Durbin Shai, Radharaman, Syed Shahnur and others […]

The Eternal city- II

The Eternal city- II

Text and photos by Namira Hossain Our next destination would be the Trevi Fountain, and I saw a large crowd coming out of an alleyway all with gelatos in their hands. I had heard many mouth watering accounts of how creamy and utterly delicious Italian gelato is. We decided to be get ourselves some straw hats to escape from the […]

The Eternal city- II

Text and photos by Namira Hossain Our next destination would be the Trevi Fountain, and I saw a large crowd coming out of an alleyway all with gelatos in their hands. I had heard many mouth watering accounts of how creamy and utterly delicious Italian gelato is. We decided to be get ourselves some straw hats to escape from the […]

Among tea and wild animals

Among tea and wild animals

by Hridita Anisha Srimangal is known as the capital of tea with more than 38 tea gardens of various sizes. With tea being a basic segment of Bengali diet, it is extremely interesting to find its source and understand how locals view it. The tea that the tea garden workers make is very different from what we have. It is […]

The Rusticremains: Ayutthaya

The Rusticremains: Ayutthaya

by Eliza Binte Elahi When Bangkok’s bustling cosmopolitan center, gritty streets and modern high-rises begin to close in on you, the best place to escape is Ayutthaya. It is about an hour’s drive and I was ready to go on further excursions to get a more complete picture of Thailand. Being a bigfan of ancient ruins I have long wanted […]