Smiles from the ghats

Category: Travel Portraits


Photo and caption by oliver Lajevardi

A young street vendor on the stone steps of Varanasi's ghats, selling bindis and postcards. A cheeky chap, full of charisma, playing cat and mouse with a heavy set security guard as he not-so-sneakily paraded his wares to the charmed tourists. One of the millions of India's 'street children', yet never without a smile on his face. His lust for life was a real inspiration.

Location: Varanasi, Utter Pradesh, India.


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