চট্টগ্রাম (Chottogram)

A week in Chittagong


It has been another long and inexcusable absence since I last updated this blog, but due to a welcome one week vacation, I finally found time to venture out with my camera and capture some new images that I feel inclined to share.

In a break from other vacations, I decided to remain here in Chittagong and utilize the time to further explore this city and its surrounding area.  I did however stick to one vacation tradition and drink an excessive amount of tea! I also slept a lot. Suffice to say it was a pretty enjoyable week.

The title of this post (Chottogram) is the the name of this city in its local Chittagonian dialect (Chatgaya), which differs a little from Bangla and is mainly spoken in the southeast of the country.

Despite being here now for almost 6 years, I still never cease to be enthralled by the sights and sounds around me. I hope you enjoy the following images.


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All images © John Stanlake

4 responses

  1. Mum xx

    As always, lovely photos John.

    October 22, 2017 at 5:38 pm

  2. Dad

    Some great scenes there John.

    October 23, 2017 at 3:46 am

  3. James O'Connor

    I’m glad you enjoyed your relaxed week John.Very nice set of photos you took,well done . Fond love Grandad

    October 24, 2017 at 4:30 am

  4. Uncle Robbie & Auntie Julie

    Time to do that book John. Brilliant photos as ever and its good to see other peoples normal life without the all the materialism. Uncle Robbie & Auntie Julie

    October 28, 2017 at 10:21 pm

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