We Slept on Bangladesh's 100 Year Old Cruise Ship (full tour)




We paid $26 to sleep in a First Class Cabin on Bangladesh’s 100 year old “Rocket Paddle Steamer”! Would you do it?

We are currently in our 97th country of Bangladesh, and after spending our first 2 days in the crazy city of Dhaka, we boarded this 100 year old ship to sail overnight to Barisal. Paddle steamers have been traveling Bangladesh’s rivers since the early 1900s, but today there are only 3 left in service. The river is filled with hundreds of modern ferries that are faster and more comfortable, but tonight’s journey isn’t about the speed or the comfort, it’s about experiencing a way of travel that has remained unchanged for almost 100 years!

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Travel vlog 684 | Country #97/100 | #Dhaka, #Bangladesh | Filmed November 2019

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42 Replies to “We Slept on Bangladesh's 100 Year Old Cruise Ship (full tour)”

  1. George Clooney

    looks like nice wealthy people enjoying third world poverty ,thank god they are kind enough to respect these poor countries ,because many of my friends in NYC,wouldn't dare be bothered with this.i hope they don't travel to IRAN .

  2. reALlife.Com

    Coming from the luxury to a land of need,facing every odd thing and a cordial acceptance of everything!! Aah!!The spirit of a true traveler!!A truly seen happy couple despite many miseries during the tour.May the God make u happy.Where do all these clean hearted angelic people come from? Tennessee !? Right !?

  3. shamsunnahar mili

    Why u travel ship to ship? Why u don't go the longest beach of the world cox's bazar, shander bon,hill side,country side of our country .u could see the God gifted beauty of Bangladesh.

  4. adamuce

    I have on this boat many times. I even celebrated my birthday on it. We used to do a 3 day return journey Dhaka to Khulna. Some of the best food in Bangladesh is cooked on it. Thanks for covering it and reminding of great times

  5. Prince Charming

    4:30…the bucket is for the person to clean himself after pooping. In many middle eastern countries and islamic countries, the bathroom should have bidet. If not, then at least a rinser or sprayer that is hand hold.. If not, they they would put bucket to use.

  6. Mehedi Hasan Nizhum

    🇧🇩This Country Have Lot's Of Beauty And Some Ugliness As Well🇧🇩
    You Guys Are Just Visiting Into 2nd Part (Ugly Side)🇧🇩
    Try To Explore The Beauty, You May Can Get A Finest Feel. 🇧🇩
    (Heartiest Welcome)🇧🇩

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