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From Bangladesh, from Beautiful Dhaka, Jamalpur, and Jussore.

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The amazing Shaikha strikes again with more beautiful content. You only need it have a glimpse of her page to be hooked on her thought provoking videos, delicious recipes and scenes from Dubai. Highly recommend this incredibly talented lady.

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The video above captures a stitched glimpse of our encounters in Bangladesh. Just a glimpse. I never knew I’d say this, but Bangladesh you make me feel at home. 

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The past week we’ve been waking up from dawn, setting up for travel by 6:00 and traveling all around Bangladesh for charity, photography, you name it.  A cocktail of events. I was invited by a dear friend to the family to join alongside my brother for a week of charity work in Bangladesh.

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 IMG_1919It included things like giving out meat to orphanages, visiting hospitals that were giving free of charge open heart operation on behalf of the organisation we are with. We had the honour of meeting orphans that had memorised the entire Quran MashaAllah, and my favourite part, was witnessing the marriage aid of 20 couples in Jussore. It was Beyond Beautiful. 

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We stayed in Dhaka, and went by…

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Author: noorlaila265

Hospitality trainer, wife, mother, multi-faith, reader, writer, food fanatic, lover of poetry. “Study me as much as you like, you will not know me, for I differ in a hundred ways from what you see me to be. Put yourself behind my eyes and see me as I see myself, for I have chosen to dwell in a place you cannot see.”

One thought on “From Bangladesh, from Beautiful Dhaka, Jamalpur, and Jussore.

  1. This is really great photography. Its nice to see people analyzing and humanizing instead or stereotyping something they don’t understand.

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