Bangladesh: Market Scenes

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Umra is a local fruit (tho I was told Cambodia also has this) whose taste is a combination of guava and green mango. It's eaten with sprinkling of chili salt.

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Vegetables are a big mainstay in the Bangla diet.

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Chichinga - a type of gourd.

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Some type of gourd, more like winter squash.

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Dried fish called sutki.

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Young boy tending to his stall.

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Man with a goatee.

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Lady with a water vessel.

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Greens from the gourds.

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They were a bit amused when they spotted me shooting at them.

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Every corner has a makeshift market it seems.

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Busy times for shopping as it was Ramadan.



  1. That ridged patola or ridged gourd in the 2nd photo are so very small. I can imagine that these are the scenes in Bangladesh.

  2. I would be THRILLED to have access to all those fruits and veggies! And all that color. I love seeing these images, Maria!

  3. Beautiful shots from the market. I could spend ages wandering around there.

  4. Marvelous, colorful captures! I love the market and the people! What a wonderful visit you've taken us on!! I love it! Hope you have a great week!

  5. Wonderful moments captured from market.

  6. Beautiful Bazaar pictures. Looks like you had a great time in Bangladesh!

  7. Markets are such a wonderful place to explore. I've enjoyed this market through you images. I particularly like the photos of the people.
    Thank you for stopping by my blog today. Have a wonderful week.

  8. How wonderfully vibrant!

  9. I love all these pretty colors. Wonderful market and people scenes. Great captures, thanks for sharing your world.

  10. Fantastic fresh offerings on display! But I especially love all the colour and the characters at the markets!

  11. It all looks good!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

  12. Neat. I like how many of the vegetables I don't recognize. The street scenes feel like they are somewhere else than snowy Canada.

  13. Thank you for showing us a world I may nevr get to see for myself.

  14. Open markets are always fun to explore and discover new food along with people-watching.


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