Last year, photographer Peter Bohler spent several days documenting the pilgrims and tourists who travel to Lourdes, France every year in search of miracles, holy water, and the kitschiest of kitsch. Read the full story here.

A papal mural in Lourdes

Pilgrims (from Paris) at the Grotto in Lourdes, France

A volunteer holds the hand of a sick woman at the Eucharist Procession

The Eucharist Procession, a blessing ceremony for the sick and elderly

Souvenir Shop in Lourdes

Pilgrims touching the polished rock walls of the Grotto

International Mass at the Underground Basilica of St Pius X

A volunteer in Lourdes, France

A volunteer boards a plane at the airport in Tarbes

Praying at the Grotto

The Torchlight Procession

The Torchlight Procession

Lighting Candles in the candle burning area