On foot through Bangladesh (old)
On foot through Bangladesh
January – March 2019
Roughly the same size as England and Wales, but with a population almost three times larger, Bangladesh is facing just about every challenge the twenty-first century could throw at it, from Islamic terrorism to sea level rises, ethical working conditions to rapid urbanisation.
Yet this modern face of Bangladesh is all too readily overlooked because of it’s geographical location wedged between the might of India and the allure of Myanmar (Burma).
In walking the length of the country on a winding and roughly defined 1,000 km path from the islands of the extreme south to the country’s northernmost point, Ian uncovered the stories of another of the world’s hidden destinations.