In 2008, during a walk along the river at the bottom of the Nendaz valley, I met a wise old man who was dozing in the bed of the torrent. I took a picture of him.

And yesterday, at the same place, 5 meters from the first one and on the bank, I discovered his brother! Or maybe it was one of his disciples or servant posted there to protect the sleep of the master? He didn't want to answer me, but accepted that I take a picture of him :)

I will quickly go back to walk along this torrent, to see if other characters from another age would have escaped my attention... To be continued.

The protector just discovered:


The old sage discovered in 2008: