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Sylhet Tour

Last weekend I went to Sylhet with some of my old college buddies. We had to make the trip short as we only had two days of vacation. We stayed at our friends' apartment. On the 1st day we went to Layachora (A jungle with facilities for visitors) and Rema-Kalinga (Another jungle). Layachora is a nice place with scenic beauty. We had a lot of fun there along with some snapshots with weird pose! I uploaded all those photos in my Facebook album.

Later after leaving Layachora we drank famous 7-layer tea of Sylhet at Nil-Kontho which is at Sreemangal. A Bangladeshi named Ramesh Ram Goudo invented this 7-layer tea which is famous in our country as well as in abroad. From there we went to the personal zoo of Shitesh Babu. It was a nice experience and it felt really good to see that the zoo is well taken care of. Then we moved to our last destination of that day - Rema Kalinga. It is situated at Shaesta Ganj, almost 100Km away from Sylhet main town. We went there by micro bus but after crossing a particular distance we discovered that the road was not suitable for any vehicle other than our legs!So we started walking. Walking, waking and walking. We just kept walking. We were unsure about the location of Rema-Kalinga, so were the passers-by we were asking. So we decided we would walk till a particular time and then we would take the way back as the dusk was too close. After walking 2 hours (!) we at last reached our desired destination. That forest was awesome. We could not enter into deep forest as we were running out of time. But we were able to reach the tower inside the forest which helped us to take a glance on the whole forest. Then we took our way back. We walked the same distance only within 50 minutes!It was the longest walk of my life, approximately 12 Kilometers almost without any break! But it was a successful walk! Then we returned to our friends' place and had a very tight sleep. Next day was passed nearby Sylhet main town. We went to a tea garden (Sylhet is famous for tea garden), we saw the Sylhet town bit more closely, went to Chasnipir's Mazar where monkeys were all around. Then finally we went to SUST (Shahajalaj University of Science and Technology) and a boring (!) nearby bridge. At night we made our way back to Dhaka. The trip was short but it was full of fun and new experience. At least I will never forget the walk to Rema-Kalinga forest! And I must mention that in my eyes the best thing about Sylhet is its sky! If you don’t believe me then see it yourself!


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