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Author: Belinda Meggitt
Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides, 2012
Series: BRADT TRAVEL GUIDES
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Bangladesh Travel Guide - Travel advice and expert tips on everything from Dhaka highlights, day trips and national parks to Bengal silk and archaeological sites. This guide also includes suggested  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Belinda Meggitt
ISBN: 9781841624099 1841624098
OCLC Number: 1026739163
Description: 400 sidor ; 21.8 cm
Contents: Introduction VIIPART ONE GENERAL INFORMATION 1Chapter 1Background Information 3Geography 3, Climate 4, Natural history and conservation 7, History 9, Government and politics 21, Economy 22, Development 24, People 26, Language 28, Religion 30, Education 32, Culture 32Chapter 2Practical Information 37When to visit 37, Highlights 38, Suggested itineraries 41, Tour operators 42, Red tape 42, Embassies and high commissions 46, Getting there and away 48, Health 53, Safety and security 65, Women travellers 67, Disabled travellers 68, Travelling with children 69, What to take 69, Money 71, Budgeting 73, Getting around 73, Accommodation 78, Eating and drinking 81, Public holidays and festivals 86, Shopping 91, Arts and entertainment 93, Media and communications 95, Business 97, Cultural etiquette 99, Travelling positively 101, Living in Bangladesh 104PART TWO THE GUIDE 113Chapter 3Dhaka 115History 116, Getting there and away 117, Getting around 124, Tourist information 128, Where to stay 129, Where to eat 138, Entertainment and nightlife 144, Shopping 148, Other practicalities 152, What to see 154, Day trips from Dhaka 166Chapter 4Dhaka Division 177Bhawal National Park 177, Mymensingh 178, Around Mymensingh 181, Tangail 183, Around Tangail 184Chapter 5Sylhet Division 189History 190, Language 190, Sylhet 191, Around Sylhet 197, Ja'ong 199, Cherrapunjee 200, Sunamganj 201, Srimongol 203, Around Srimongol 217Chapter 6 Chittagong Division 221Chittagong 221, Around Chittagong 236, Sitakund 237,Chittagong Hill Tracts 238, Cox's Bazaar 254, AroundCox's Bazaar 263, Teknaf 264, St Martin's Island 265,Noakhali 270, Hatiya Island 271, Nijhum Dwip 273,Comilla 273, Around Comilla 277Chapter 7 Khulna and Barisal Divisions 279Khulna 279, Around Khulna 285, Bagerhat 287, Mongla289, Sundarban 290, Jessore 297, Around Jessore 302,Benapol/Petrapol 303, Kushtia 304, Around Kushtia 308,Barisal 309, Bhola Island 312, Kuakata 314Chapter 8 Rajshahi and Rangpur Divisions 319Rajshahi 320, Around Rajshahi 325, Puthia 326,Natore 327, Pabna 329, Around Pabna 330, ChapaiNawabganj 332, Bogra 334, Around Bogra 338,Paharpur and Mahasthan: the Buddhist monuments338, Rangpur 343, Around Rangpur 347, Kurigram 348,Lalmonirhat district 348, Saidpur 351, Around Saidpur353, Dinajpur 353, Around Dinajpur 356, Thakurgaon358, Around Thakurgaon 359, Panchagarh 359, AroundPanchagarh 360Appendix 1 Language 363Appendix 2 Further Information 373Index
Series Title: BRADT TRAVEL GUIDES

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'Mikey Leung ... [has] succeeded eloquently in bringing Bangladesh out from the shadow, or perhaps armpit, of India and revealing a country worthy of exploration in its own right.' Real Read more...

 
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