Traveling by car from Mongla to Khulna reveals a kaleidoscope of variety–from bicycle carts loaded with huge cargos to animal crossings to overloaded buses to busy ferry landings (in Kulna, photos 25-37).
In Khulna city is the Khulna Shipyard Ltd (repairing yard) where workers including women chip paint from old hulls with hand-held chisels (photos 42-52).

Roads are shared with many others.
Roads are shared with many others.
Fresh air and a bus ride
Fresh air and a bus ride
Rural transport - heavy loads and
Rural transport - heavy loads and strong legs.
Along the road the variety of life is unpredictable for
Along the road the variety of life is unpredictable for a driver. A 'floating' farmhouse.
A heavy load and an overcrowded bus.
A heavy load and an overcrowded bus.
Overcrowding is normal and danger is ignored.
Overcrowding is normal and danger is ignored.
Water urns for sale.
Water urns for sale.
Sugar cane on the way to market.
Sugar cane on the way to market.
Most local cargo is hauled on
Most local cargo is hauled on carts and tricycles.
Coconut husks on the way to market.
Coconut husks on the way to market.
Trucks are highly decorated with floral
Trucks are highly decorated with floral or religious designs.
Coconut husks on the way to
Coconut husks on the way to market
A picturesque section of the highway
A picturesque section of the highway
Rural roads are lifelines to millions.
Rural roads are lifelines to millions.
Hardwood on the way to market
Hardwood on the way to market - loaded by hand.
Sleek new bridge.
Sleek new bridge.
Muslim women
Muslim women
Khulna rugged manual hauler
Khulna rugged manual hauler
Khulna public announcer
Khulna public announcer
Khulna hauler waiting for a load.
Khulna hauler waiting for a load.
Main road to Khulna.
Main road to Khulna.
Khulna traffic
Khulna traffic
Khulna bicycle traffic
Khulna bicycle traffic
Khulna office building
Khulna office building
Khulna ferry landing
Khulna ferry landing
Khulna ferry landing
Khulna ferry landing
Khulna ferry landing
Khulna ferry landing
Khulna ferry landing tea stall
Khulna ferry landing tea stall
Khulna ferry landing food stall
Khulna ferry landing food stall
Khulna ferry landing bicycle rikshaw driver
Khulna ferry landing bicycle rikshaw driver
Khulna ferry landing melon vendor
Khulna ferry landing melon vendor
Khulna ferry landing
Khulna ferry landing
Khulna ferry landing
Khulna ferry landing
Khulna new bridge over the river
Khulna new bridge over the river
Khulna ferry landing swim buddies
Khulna ferry landing swim buddies
Khulna faces
Khulna faces
Khulna faces
Khulna faces
A driver and the driven.
A driver and the driven.
Khulna bamboo shop
Khulna bamboo shop
Khulna - scaffolding poles for sale
Khulna - scaffolding poles for sale
Khulna - laundry at the laborer's
Khulna - laundry at the laborer's village
Khulna Shipyard Ltd (repairing
Khulna Shipyard Ltd (repairing yard) - building a new ship
Khulna Shipyard Ltd (repairing
Khulna Shipyard Ltd (repairing yard)
In Khulna city is the Khulna
In Khulna city is the Khulna Shipyard Ltd (repairing yard) where workers including women chip paint from old hulls with hand-held chisels. They are paid about US$25 per week, eight hours a day for five days.
In Khulna city is the Khulna
In Khulna city is the Khulna Shipyard Ltd (repairing yard) where workers including women chip paint from old hulls with hand-held chisels. They are paid about US$25 per week, eight hours a day for five days.
Khulna Shipyard Ltd (repairing
Khulna Shipyard Ltd (repairing yard) - shaping a steel beam with sledgehammers for a new ship
Khulna Shipyard Ltd (repairing
Khulna Shipyard Ltd (repairing yard) - boss man
Khulna Shipyard Ltd (repairing
Khulna Shipyard Ltd (repairing yard)
In Khulna city is the Khulna
In Khulna city is the Khulna Shipyard Ltd (repairing yard) where women chip paint from old hulls with hand-held chisels and endure rapping noise all day. They are paid about US$25 per week, eight hours a day for five days.
Khulna Shipyard Ltd (repairing
Khulna Shipyard Ltd (repairing yard) - building a new ship
Khulna Shipyard Ltd (repairing
Khulna Shipyard Ltd (repairing yard) - building a new ship
Khulna Shipyard Ltd (repairing
Khulna Shipyard Ltd (repairing yard) - shaping a steel piece
Khulna laborers village
Khulna laborers village
Khulna laborers' village laundry
Khulna laborers' village laundry
Khulna laborers' village
Khulna laborers' village
Khulna - laborers' village
Khulna - laborers' village
Khulna port - unloading a sand
Khulna port - unloading a sand barge one basket at a time
Khulna manual workers' village
Khulna manual workers' village
Khulna manual laborers' village
Khulna manual laborers' village
Khulna - thick traffic
Khulna - thick traffic
Khulna - furniture maker
Khulna - furniture maker
Khulna - furniture shops
Khulna - furniture shops
Khulna University
Khulna University
Khulna - rickshaws looking for passengers
Khulna - rickshaws looking for passengers
Khulna University
Khulna University
Khulna University students
Khulna University students
Busy street scene in Khulna
Busy street scene in Khulna
Khulna brick haulers
Khulna brick haulers
An old farmer makes his way
An old farmer makes his way with a stick.
Crows on the line
Crows on the line
Khulna - scavengers
Khulna - scavengers
Khulna - communication tangle
Khulna - communication tangle
Khulna is the forth-largest city in
Khulna is the forth-largest city in Bangladesh. It is located on the banks of the Rupsha and Bhairab rivers. With a population of over 1.4 million, it is the capital of Khulna Division and a major industrial and commercial center. It has a seaport named Mongla on its outskirts, 60 km from Khulna City. Tiger Garden Hotel
Khulna war memorial
Khulna war memorial
Family planning billboard
Family planning billboard
Jessore airport
Jessore airport