Adam's Peak (also Adam's Mount) is a 2,243 metres (7,359 ft) tall conical mountain located in central Sri Lanka. It is well-known for the Sri Pada "sacred footprint", a 1.8 metres (5 ft 11 in) rock formation near the summit, in Buddhist tradition it is held to be the footprint of the Buddha, in Hindu tradition that of Shiva and in Muslim and Christian tradition that of Adam.
A postcard from Colombo (Laurent)
Date of dispatch : 2010-06-10
Country: Sri Lanka
In my mailbox on June 18th, 2010