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



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