Most people in Sri Lanka are Buddhists. You can see religious monuments, flags, and monks in almost every city. The best way to experience the importance of Buddhism in Sri Lanka is a climb of Adams Peak. At the top of the mountain, pilgrims pray to a footprint which is considered as the footprint of Buddha. According to the tradition, every Sri Lankan should have visited the mountain at least one time during his life. Therefore, many people start the tough track during the night to avoid the hard sun during the day. If you join the trip, you discover the religious atmosphere and see how people assist each other. Even elderly people reach the footprint with the help of other supportive pilgrims.
Contributors: Francis Markert from Drone Traveller