Einar's Photos | Bay of Bengal
Images from a small-ship cruise around the Bay of Bengal from Chennai, India, via Bangladesh, to Yangon, Myanmar.
With over ten million people in the city and suburbs, Chennai (formerly known as Madras) is the biggest economic, cultural, and educational center of south India.
Visakhapatnam is a port city and industrial center of Andrah Pradesh. Also called Vizag, for short.
Paradeep is a large port city, exporting coal and metal ore, in Odisha state. Lots of trucks.
The Sundarbans in southwestern Bangladesh are the largest mangrove swamp in the world.
Alorkol is a fishing village, occupied only for three or four months a year.
Maheskhali Island is near Cox's Bazar on the coast near the southern end of Bangladesh. We visited several communities on the southeastern corner of the island.
Thandwe is a port city and market town in the westernmost part of Myanmar.