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Wonderful new article in Asia Fortune

It’s Earth Day and I’m happy to report that a new article, a profile, has come out in a US magazine called Asia Fortune. See link here. http://freepdfhosting.com/0baca7379e.pdf

by Monica Bose on April 22nd, 2014
1,638 Comments   Press, Travel

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Arrival in Katakhali

We made to Katakhali yesterday afternoon, arriving at around 4:30 pm. We were on the very slow local ferry for about 19 or 20 hours (quicker than the usual 24 hours due to strong river currents). The last stop was Rangabali, the neighbording island. Then...

by Monica Bose on January 19th, 2013
1,606 Comments   Travel

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On the ferry

On the overnight ferry (“launch”) now. My portable modem is working and they have electrical outlets to charge my stuff! Nandita and I are planning out our strategy for documenting the project with photo and video.

by Monica Bose on January 18th, 2013
65 Comments   Travel

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Update 5: Leaving for Ferry

We are in Dhaka, Bangladesh and leaving for the ferry terminal very soon to start our journey to Katakhali. It will be approximately 24 hours by “launch” ferry boat to Rangabali Village in Choto Baishdia Island. Then we will take a smaller boat to Barabaishdia...

by Monica Bose on January 17th, 2013
1,633 Comments   Travel, Updates

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Arrival in Dhaka

We made it to Dhaka, Bangladesh last night after more that 24 hours of travel door-to-door from Washington DC. Wonderful to finally be here! Cool, sunny weather here — I am wearing a shawl as it is colder than usual. Spent a productive day buying...

by Monica Bose on January 14th, 2013
1,728 Comments   Travel

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Leaving for Bangladesh

I am leaving for Bangladesh Saturday to work on “Her Words: Storytelling with Saris.” Thanks for all the interest from people all over the globe in helping to photograph/film the project. I am excited to announce that Bangladeshi filmmaker Nandita Ahmed will be working with...

by Monica Bose on January 10th, 2013
1,584 Comments   Travel