Adam's Peaked January 28th 2007 THE CLIMB
I had wanted to climb Adam’s Peak for some time, and I made sure that I took the chance to do so when I put aside a couple of days during my Sri Lanka trip, and began to arrange to get myself transported there. After toying with the idea of getting several buses, or a couple of (probably unreliable) trains, or even a combination of both, from Colombo to the area where the climb begin ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » Sabaragamuwa Province » Adam's Peak 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
Wishing to steer clear of the UK winter, my trip to Sri Lanka has become a regular venture and I return for a two-month stay in December 2006. While coaching cricket in Sri Lankan schools is a major highlight for me, my curiosity also leads me to seek out the path to Enlightenment in this wondrous isle....it took the great Buddha many years to work it all out for himself 2500 years ago, but I'll see what I can find in a few weeks here...
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