PUBLISHED ON: July 18, 2013 | Duration: 15 min, 00 sec
They come from every corner of India, a lone cyclist from Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh to a busload from Rajahmundry in Andhra Pradesh. The road to Badrinath, teeming with pilgrims, is a veritable microcosm of India. Along the way, enterprising locals are cashing in with cafes and vendors of every possible sort. On this road, the divide between pilgrims and tourists is blurred.