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The man who delivers to monks


The city of Leh is nestled high in the Indian Himalayas at a dizzying altitude of 3,500m. But even the world’s tallest mountain range can’t prevent global e-commerce from reaching its doorsteps.

Eshay Rangdol used to work as a trekking guide in the region, but when Amazon opened a branch in Leh last year, he jumped at the chance to switch careers.

He’s now a delivery driver for the retail giant, navigating winding roads, low temperatures and a lack of house numbers to bring packages to the region.

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