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I have to say that Dhaka is a very mellow place to be a tourist - on a day tour with my colleagues, people stared, but they weren't hostile, and no one minded a bunch of foreigners taking photos.

Inside one of the ferries at the Sadarghat waterfront.

Crossing the river in a smaller boat.

Pineapple express.

The Pink Palace, the former official residence of the colonial power.

A dangerous man-eating tiger.

One of the narrow streets in Old Dhaka.

A Hindu temple in Old Dhaka.

One of the few women seen in public.

A rickshaw up close.

One of the grave markers at the Armenian church.

A niche in the Star Mosque.

The sacred pond at the main Hindu temple.

Inside the Hindu temple, waiting for the rain to stop.

I wonder what this young lady is wishing for.

The Red Fort.

Another colleague, at Dhaka University.

One of the many murals at the Arts Faculty.

Behind the National Parliament Building, built by American architect Louis Kahn.
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On July 18th, 2011 08:48 pm (UTC), mysteena commented:
It looks like a beautiful place!
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On July 18th, 2011 11:39 pm (UTC), ticklethepear replied:
It is, sort of!
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