Bangladesh is crisscrossed by rivers.Water way is the main mode of transportation and communications specially with the southern part of the country.It is cheap, adventurous,easy and most of all popular. Thousands of launches,steamers,cargo ship and different types of vessels are available for people and goods transportation.

Reference photo water way ( photo taken in Hong Kong) In the  late 80’s. It was a fine Friday evening. Me with my parents started a water journey from Dhaka to Barisal. The name of the steamer was “Shaheed Belayet”.It was one of the two most...