From December to April, thousands of pilgrims flock to the cities of Dalhousie and Ratnapura in the central highlands of Sri Lanka, to the base of the of Adams Peak (Sri Pada) and to prepare for the 2,243 meter climb. You'll make the walk at night, trekking for about four hours alongside fellow pilgrims and travellers to watch the magnificent sunrise from the very top. An experience open to all and a highlight of the journey for many of our customers that venture here during this time of year.
Are you going to Asia and looking for a beach or island with a special touch, a bit off the beaten track, yet with access to comfortable accommodation? Here's our recommendation for three possible locations, in three different countries, all with a little more personality than the usual.