Entrance to the holy Amarnath cave, Kashmir, India
A buzzing market around the actual cave area of Amarnath belies its height of almost 13800 feet.
The locals have set up shops where you can buy the prasad and deposit your luggage (bags or gadgets are not allowed inside the cave). They also provide hot water if one wants to bathe before darshan. Or a bed for a short nap.
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