Field trip to Daulatpur - July 7, 2003

We took a "mechanized country boat" up the Kal? River from Manikganj (2.5 hrs along the blue line), about 50km west of Dhaka.

Inside the country-boat

The up-side of the flood season

The current goes south and the wind goes north.

Hamburgers on their way to Dhaka

Manikganj Bridge

No full, no go.

More flood fun.

Here today, gone tomorrow.

Note the erosion

Bus queue

River freighter

Forced harvest of jute

Flood management needs assessment meeting at Daulatpur upazila centre