This one's a little abstract...but bare with me. It's the perfect pyramid shadow cast from the top of Adam's Peak. I have no idea what causes this phenomenon, as the mountain itself isn't particularly pyramid-like at all!
We rose at 2am to climb 5,500 stairs to get to the top of this sacred pilgrimage site for sunrise. I'd say the effort and lack of sleep was well worth it.
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View of Sri Pada
Sri Lanka's most sacred mountain - revered since ancient times.
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🇱🇰 Up at 3am and out the door to hike #adamspeak
⛰ 7km, 5500 steps and 3 hours later, it was a welcoming relief to reach the top! Although sunrise views are non existent this time of year, it was well worth while getting out of bed early for the incredible experience. #sleepwhenyouredead
Я к тебе вернусь, обязательно вернусь..💙
The view of the trail to the Sripada temple (Adam’s peak) in the early morning. Locals call it as Butterfly mountain since butterflies are common sight back then. This is a high bio diversity forest reserve and also a religious sacred place since footprint of Lord Buddha carved in a stone at the peak. Peak is 7,359 ft high. Millions of pilgrims and tourists climbs to the peak in every year to visit the sacred footprint and watch the sunrising above clouds. .
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//聖山上的植物// 分享一下斯里蘭卡聖山-亞當峰上的植物😊 原諒我還沒得空一個個查到小花們的名稱，她們都好美
Adam’s Peak / Sri Pada
活著真好：） #好想送你花 #howflowers #srilanka #travel #sripada #adamspeak #mountains #flowers #wedidit #loveit #sharewithyou
Qui è quando abbiamo avuto la geniale idea di scalare il Picco di Adamo (montagna sacra a buddisti, induisti, musulmani e cristiani) e i suoi 6.000 gradini in piena stagione dei monsoni ✌🏻
Stay No.3 was in a small mountain village called Nallathanniya. This village is the perfect starting point to climb the Adams Peak which is a holy site for Buddhists, Hindus, Christians and Muslims, because of a sacred footprint on the top. As we’ve been there during the off season, there were actually only a few other people and it was very cloudy and cold. We started our climb at 2:30 in the morning, hoping to see the sunrise from the top of the mountain. Even if we couldn’t see it due to the bad weather, this place felt magical and the hot shower afterwards even more✨Climbing thousands of steps in the darkness was a unique experience. At least, or calves will remember it 😂🙈💪🏻 #stepsstepssteps #adamspeak #sripada #travel #srilanka
Adam’s Peak or the Sri Pada is an important pilgrim site. Buddhist believe the impression on the summit is the footprint of lord Buddha himself. Though it takes around 5 hours to reach the peak by foot, devotees of many religions climb the mountain daily to invoke blessings.
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The sunrise from Sri Pada is reputed to be the best in all of Asia. But to see it you need to get to the top of Sri Lanka's 3rd highest mountain. So I set off at 2am to climb all 5,821 steps, 7km of lung busting, leg burning steps. 5,821 steps in torrential rain and howling wind. 5,821 steps in what may as well have been pitch black darkness for all the light my head torch shone into the thick fog. I waited at the top shivering and hoping the wind would blow the clouds away and the famed sunrise would happen. I'm sure the sun rose (because it always does), but all I got to see was white.
Still bloody glad I did it 😊🙏⛰
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Location: Adam’s Peak (Sri Padhaya)
Distance: 12 km
Photo & Hike Info by: @draco_the_voyager