Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Gunung Tangkuban Perahu

Gunung Tangkuban Perahu is one of the mountain located in West Java province of Indonesia. About a 20 kilo meters towards north towards of Bandung, with a lush carpet of pine trees and tea garden around it, this mountain has a height of 2084 meters. The volcano has become a popular attraction for tourists, because they can walk or drive along the edge of the crater to see the sources of hot springs, and buy eggs to be boiled in hot water. The mountain last erupted in 1983.
The origin of the Tangkuban Perahu mountain legends associated with sangkuriang, narrated in love with her mother, Dayang Sumbi. To thwart her intentions to marry her, Dayang Sumbi. She proposed Sangkuriang requirement to make a boat overnight. When his efforts failed, sangkuriang angry and kicked the boat, which landed upside down. This boat is then formed Tangkuban Perahu.



3 comments:

asf said...

great post want to link exchange?

Dashing Days said...

penah pegi cnie..sejukk huu

kakboedi said...

subhannallah. what a legend, tangkuban perahu is kind of magnet. many people has visited such a wonderful gif of allah, we must great full..:-)

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