- Shahadat Hossain
- A Brief History of Bangladesh, a land of golden dreams and su
Bangladesh is definitely a surprising country in the South Asia which remains yet to be explored by the travelers. Being a new state in an ancient land, Bangladesh has so many delicate and distinctive attractions of its own to be explored. Bangladesh has a long historical and cultural back ground combining Dravidian, Indo-Aryans, Mongol, Arab, Afgan, Parsian and Turkis. Bengal has been a melting pot of ethnic diversity. The unspoiled natural beauty and long cultural heritage, Bangladesh was known to the world, particularly for its muslin, the finest fabric the world has ever produced. Travelers, traders, or scholars from the West and from the Far-East were attracted by the charms and fame of Bangladesh since the time immemorial. All had shown great interest and showered effusive epithets on its bounties and wealth, affluence and prosperity, craftsmanship and cultural advancement. The physical feature of the country is like a painter’s dream come true with rich tapestry of colors and texture. It’s a land of enormous beauty, the vast green crop lands under the boundless blue sky, with so many great river flows down from the high Himalayas and her hundreds of serpentine tributaries and canals formed this fertile land of alluvial soil. The rural people are the power, and be surprised by the challenge of NOBLE Laureate Dr. Muhammad Yunus who changed the life of rural mass by activating the women folk to take active part in Micro Credit program to elevate poverty.
The crystal clear water lakes surrounded by ever green forested hills, luxuriant tropical rain forests with rich wild life, beautiful cascades of green tea gardens, world’s largest mangrove forest Sundarbans which is the home of the Royal Bengal Tiger , world’s longest natural Sea Beach of Cox’s Bazar, the most distinctive cultural heritage, the exciting archaeological wonder with the biggest Budhist Vihara at Paharpur and the ancient Buddhist civilization at Mahasthangarh of the 4th century BC and the colorful tribal people with their aboriginal living pattern, all are the most potential ingredients to create an unforgettable impression of a land of peace and tranquility. This may be the prime reason why Bangladesh has seldom been highlighted in the tourist maps as one of the top ten tourist destinations of the world. The people mostly belong to four major religions like Islam, Hinduism, Christianity and Buddhism but they tempered with the subtle nature and lush green surroundings into a Bengali character transcending religious differences. Any visitor will appreciate our culture and the environment. These are not simply sight-seeing excursions, but real-time learning experiences. Enjoy the ideal blend of adventure and exploration with comfort and relaxation. This hospitable nation and the millions smiles will never leave you alone. We proudly share our traditions, culture and the warmth hospitality of our people.