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.