This was one of my photos that was exhibited at Kalpana Boarding for the TTL-BIF7 Photo Exhibition. The exhibition had two venues this year, including Drik Gallery in Dhanmondi.
I actually took this photo while riding a Rickshaw on Asad Avenue in Mohammadpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh. I have had tea with the gentleman on the left, and he has even given me free rickshaw rides.
The Betel leaf along with Paan (Betel Nut) is an addictive psycho-stimulating and euphoria-inducing formulation.
Tossed off of the Truck!
Loaded onto Cart!
We’ve been busy with our 45th wedding anniversary, U.S. Flag Day, beginning of the Soccer World Cup, giving visitors a tour of Dhaka, and Mymensingh, and Father’s Day! I decided I need to get on my blog and for sure wish my wife, “A very Happy Birthday! Now she is “older” than I am. For two months I will be glad to do whatever she wants me to!!! :-)
Here she is the “Pied Piper” in the Bailor Village near Mymensingh!
TAKEN FROM OVER-BRIDGE AT MYMENSINGH TOWN TRAIN STATION!
We used this boat to cross the river for the photo in the previous blog. Bangladesh used to have many sailboats with beautiful colorful sails until the importation of the gas engine!
Brahmaputra River Scene at Sunset!
ACROSS THE RIVER FROM MYMENSINGH WE FOUND THIS SPOT WITH A NICE BACKDROP FOR SOME PORTRAITS!
Here I am lit up with the last of the day’s sunlight!