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EZ STAY Cox’s Bazarとは/ABOUT EZ STAY Cox’s Bazar

EZ STAY Cox’s Bazarはバングラデシュ南部のコックスバザールにある日本人向けゲストハウスです。日本語堪能なラカイン人が宿を管理しています。運営は日本にあるラカイン人援助NGO「サザンペン」と現地のラカイン人が行っています。「サザンペン」は、コックスバザール市内の小学校を運営し、この宿はその事務局にもなっています。

EZ STAY Cox’s Bazar is a foreigner-friendly guest house, is located at the Cox’s Bazar city in southern part of Bangladesh. This guest house is operated by Rakhine, who is of good skilled at English and Japanese. Basically, its operating side is conducted for the purpose of Rakhine people assistance by a Japanese NGO called THAZANPEN and local Rakhine people of Cox’s Bazar. The THAZANPEN operates an elementary school of Cox’s Bazar, and this guest house is used as its secretariat office as well.

 

オープンは2006年。これまで主に、日本人学生のスタディツアーを受け入れてきましたが、一般の旅行者も利用できるよう、体制を整えました。

It was started in the year 2006. At the beginning, this guest house has been used only for the purpose of accepting Japanese study tour oriented students. In recent, it is launches for boarding to foreigners so that the general travelers can also stay here.

目的/OUR AIM

小学校の運営/Operation of an elementary school

EZ STAY COX‘SBAZARと日本のNGO「サザンペン」は、EZ STAY COX‘SBAZARに近い寺院の敷地内で小学校を運営しています。
ゲストハウスの運営をすることで、学校運営を永続的に可能にするしくみづくりに取り組んでいます。

EZ STAY Cox’s Bazar and Japanese NGO THAZANPEN, is operating an elementary school in the site of the temple which is near by the EZ STAY Cox’s Bazar. And by operating a guest house, is helped to making a mechanism that does make possible to conducting the school operations for long run period.

 

日本人にラカイン料理を食べてほしい

We want you to have the Rakhine cuisines

少数民族であるラカイン人が日本人にラカイン料理を食べてほしい気持ちには特別なものがあります。
詳細はこちらをお読み下さい。

Rakhine people are a minority in Bangladesh. The feeling that we want you to eat Rakhine cuisines to the Japanese as well as other rest of foreigners, there is a special meaning behind it.

Please read for more details.

コックスバザールという街/So called Cox’s Bazar City

バングラデシュの首都ダッカからバスで約10時間。バングラデシュでは唯一といっていいビーチリゾートです。ビーチの長さは100キロ。バングラデシュ南端、ミャンマー国境まで続いています。ビーチ沿いには高級ホテルが建ち並び、多くの観光客が集まります。しかしそこはイスラムの国。水着姿で泳ぐ人はまずいませんが。
この街はアジア仏教圏の最西端という側面ももっています。仏教はこの街で、イスラム教やヒンズー教と接しています。宗教が交じり合う街です。
ダッカやチッタゴンを歩いた旅行者が、この街に入るとほっとするというのは、この街に暮らす仏教徒が醸し出す空気のためかもしれません。市内には13の仏教寺院やパゴダが点在します。

By bus, it is about 10 hours distance from the capital Dhaka, and is so called the only a good beach resort in Bangladesh. The length of the beach is 100 km more. The most of southern edge territory is connected till to the western point of Myanmar border. There has been built with a lot of luxurious hotels up alone on the beach and many of tourists people are collectively gathered from home and abroad almost around the year. But it is being of an Islamic country, people swimming form with the swimsuit is first of all invisible here.

The city also has the aspect of the westernmost area of Asian Buddhist. Buddhism in this city has contacted with other religions: like, Islam and Hinduism. It is a city where religions intermingle with each to other. A traveler who has already travelled the cities; Dhaka, Chittagong, one would feel relieve by visiting this city. It might be for the atmosphere of the Buddhists who live in this town engender. Almost there have been scattered 13 of Buddhist temples and pagodas in this city.

コックスバザールの世界一長いビーチ
The world’s longest beach of Cox’s Bazar

ラカイン人って?/ABOUT Rakhine People

ミャンマー西部からバングラデシュ南部にかけて暮らす少数民族の仏教徒です。現在、バングラデシュには約2万人のラカイン人が暮らしています。彼らの習慣は日本人に似ています。豚肉も食べますし、お酒も飲みます。コックスバザールは有数の漁港で、そこで獲れる魚介類を使ったラカイン料理は、日本人の口に合います。

The Buddhist minority people who lived in Southern edge part of Bangladesh to the western Myanmar territory. At present, it is approximately 20,000 to 30,000 Rakhine people estimated to live in Bangladesh side. Their food customs is somehow very similar to Japanese. They use to eat pork dishes, and drink liquor as well. Cox’s Bazar is an eminent fishing port in Bangladesh, and so called the Rakhine cuisines with the seafood what could be caught at west or southern part of Bay of Bengal which suits to the Japanese taste.

 

日本人宿です/The Guest House for Japanese

イスラム教徒であるベンガル人と仏教徒であるラカイン人は、あまりに生活習慣が違うという問題があります。EZ STAY Cox’s Bazarは仏教徒用、つまり日本人宿です。宿を切り盛るラジョ・ラカン(通称ラジョ)は、日本滞在8年。流暢な日本語を話します。彼は東京の沖縄料理屋でアルバイトをしていて、ゴーヤーチャンプルーは得意料理です。

There is a great deal problem that the living habit is too much different with Bengal people who are Muslims and Rakhine people who are Buddhist. EZ STAY Cox’s Bazar is for foreigner or Buddhist travelers where most of Japanese guest are used to stay here very comfortably like as a Japanese guest house. Rajo Rakhine (Rajo) who cuts and heaps this guest house, had been resided for 8 more years in Japan. He speaks fluent in Japanese. He used to work as a part-timer at Okinawa cuisine restaurant in Tokyo while he was stayed in Japan, and that’s why, he cooks well so to say Okinawa area’s cuisines.

 

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