Bangladesh is one of the most fascinating countries I’ve ever visited. It’s truly off the radar of even the staunchest of backpackers – and that’s truly a shame – because the country has so much to offer the adventurous sort. With some of the friendliest locals on the planet, Bangladesh rivals only Thailand (in my opinion) as the friendliest country in Asia.
Whether one just wanders down the side streets of Old Dhaka or musters up enough courage to take a rowboat ride along the Sadarghat amidst large vessels, there are adventures to be had in a country that receives hardly any tourism. The following is a photo essay capturing Old Dhaka and a Sadarghat river cruise: