Morning along the ganges

The Ganges River is one of the most important rivers in India. It nurtures life for many of the 1.3 billion people in India. The Ganges is the center of life in the city of Varanasi. There is always something happening along the river. The locals start their day as the sun rises by bathing, washing their clothes, and performing religious rituals in this holy river. Many locals provide for their families by selling boat rides and acting as guides to tourists throughout the day. This is a look at the local life along the river at the break of day.