It is always heart warming to find beauty in people that transcends the beauty around them. I met this adorable duo on a trek to Taktsang Monastery and they signified everything that was beautiful about the people of Bhutan – a kind smiling face, warmth, respect for tradition and inclusiveness, which is so hard to find.
He didn’t have to stop for us, he didn’t have to smile, he didn’t have to show us the way. He was in the midst of a journey meant for himself and his child, but he was more than happy to take us along.
Text by Tintu Saleem. Photo by Sukrit Nagaraj