Fun Times at the Rickshaw Sprint and Relay Race

Dhaka Rickshaw Fiesta Week 2014 started of with two races.  It was a fun event.  No I didn’t pull a rickshaw!  The relay had 21 rickshaws and 84 rickshaw pullers.


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Alice Poses with Relay teams in front of the Parliament Building


Bengali New Year’s Day Meals


Alu Bhorta (Spicy Mashed Potatoes) for recipe:



My Bengali New Year’s Day Breakfast: Fried chicken, Cucumber salad, and Luchi.  I couldn’t find any Ilish mach and panthapat



Other people enjoying the same breakfast I had!


marlandphotos-blog-food-fish-BengaliNewYearOur neighbor girl saw my facebook post, stating that I hadn’t found any  dried Ilish mach for breakfast, so she had her mother fix some and we were invited over in the evening. A real treat. They also served the alu bhorta, dal bhorta, and Panta Bhat (Leftover Rice soaked in Water).