The streets of Dhaka, early on a winter’s day

  • You have to get up early to catch the sun peeking through the trees and the morning fog on a winter’s day in Dhaka’s Ramna Park. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    You have to get up early to catch the sun peeking through the trees and the morning fog on a winter’s day in Dhaka’s Ramna Park. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • You have to get up early to catch the sun peeking through the trees and the morning fog on a winter’s day in Dhaka’s Ramna Park. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    You have to get up early to catch the sun peeking through the trees and the morning fog on a winter’s day in Dhaka’s Ramna Park. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • You have to get up early to catch the sun peeking through the trees and the morning fog on a winter’s day in Dhaka’s Ramna Park. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    You have to get up early to catch the sun peeking through the trees and the morning fog on a winter’s day in Dhaka’s Ramna Park. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A woman picks Shiuli flowers off the footpath in Hatirjheel early on a winter’s day. They will serve as an offering during her prayers. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A woman picks Shiuli flowers off the footpath in Hatirjheel early on a winter’s day. They will serve as an offering during her prayers. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A group of men go for a morning run in Hatirjheel on a winter’s day, soon after the break of dawn. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A group of men go for a morning run in Hatirjheel on a winter’s day, soon after the break of dawn. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • As the day wears on, the streets of Hatirjheel will grow busier, so many choose to exercise on their bicycles early in the morning. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    As the day wears on, the streets of Hatirjheel will grow busier, so many choose to exercise on their bicycles early in the morning. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Many people come to the Hatirjheel area to exercise early on winter mornings. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Many people come to the Hatirjheel area to exercise early on winter mornings. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Many people come to the Hatirjheel area to exercise early on winter mornings. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Many people come to the Hatirjheel area to exercise early on winter mornings. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A group of men go for a morning run in Hatirjheel on a winter’s day, soon after the break of dawn. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A group of men go for a morning run in Hatirjheel on a winter’s day, soon after the break of dawn. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A group of men go for a morning run in Hatirjheel on a winter’s day, soon after the break of dawn. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A group of men go for a morning run in Hatirjheel on a winter’s day, soon after the break of dawn. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A group of men go for a morning run in Hatirjheel on a winter’s day, soon after the break of dawn. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A group of men go for a morning run in Hatirjheel on a winter’s day, soon after the break of dawn. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Though the urban sprawl has displaced nature in much of Dhaka, Shiuli flowers still cover the road in some parts of the city, as seen in this photo from an early morning in Hatirjheel. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Though the urban sprawl has displaced nature in much of Dhaka, Shiuli flowers still cover the road in some parts of the city, as seen in this photo from an early morning in Hatirjheel. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A hawker sets out early in the day to deliver newspapers door-to-door in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A hawker sets out early in the day to deliver newspapers door-to-door in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi