Adam's Peak - Sri Lanka's Holy mountain March 30th 2015 Buddhists, Muslims, Christians, Hindus and a fair few backpackers are attracted to climbing iconic Adam's peak, Sri Lanka's holiest mountain.
Adam's peak is the fifth highest summit in the country but it is by far the most climbed. This is the one attraction in Sri Lanka where tourists are in the minority. Sri Lankans of all ages from toddlers barely able to walk to aged grandmothers haul thems ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » Central Province » Maskeliya The Sinhalese arrived in Sri Lanka late in the 6th century B.C., probably from northern India. Buddhism was introduced beginning in about the mid-third century B.C., and a great civilization developed at the cities of Anuradhapura (kingdom from circa... ... read more