They feel pioneers who parted the branches of jungle after months of searching suddenly see an abandoned ancient city? Although already discovered everything and everywhere in the world, but as an avid traveler, I feel the joy of children in the form of ghost towns in remote natural locations. So it was in Machu Picchu, however tourist and it was not promoted, and also in Sigiriya, Sri Lanka, where the city is built directly on top of the rock-stone in the middle of relatively flat terrain.
I was not so difficult and popular tourist places, I just try to ignore the reality and try to imagine what people once climbed to live so high, where there is neither water nor land. Today I will show you the Sigiriya, as well as a beautiful travel-hack like for $ 3 to get into a beautiful pool overlooking the cliff ;
Sigiriya (which means “Lion Rock”) – rock plateau, rises to 370 meters above sea level and about 170 meters above the surrounding plain in the center of the island of Sri Lanka. In the last quarter of the V century BC. e. Caçapa king gave the rock a fortress and its palaces, are drawn around which were filled with water ditches. Before and after the reign of the rock there Kasap Buddhist monastery.