He drives a shared taxi in Sikkim, north east India. Seven days a week. As long as the work is there, he shows up.
As the driver of a shared taxi between Yuksom and Jorethang in Sikkim, he also doubles up as a postman, goods carrier, courier, and occasionally, local tour guide.
Family – his children, and his wife are what’s most important. They are the motivation behind the hard work that he engages in. The work is tough but it has to be done. That’s life, he says with a smile.
© 2021 Marlon de Souza.