Wednesday, 3 April 2013

Island in Kedah, Malaysia

Pulau Dayang Bunting 
(Island of the pregnant  Maiden)

Pulau Dayang Bunting or Island of the pregnant  Maiden, is situated southwest of Langkawi Island, next to  Pulau Tuba (Tuba Island). Pulau Dayang Bunting is the second largest in the Langkawi archipelago, which is made up of 99 tropical islands.

Surrounded in green tropical forest ,Pulau Dayang Bunting in the centre of the island lies a large beautiful lake  called Tasik Dayang Bunting ( Lake of the Pregnant Maiden).Several lagends surround the origin of the lake. One of the popular lagend was how the lakes’s reputed powers to cure infertility came when it was blessed by a fairy princess. 

The story goes when the princess fall in love with a mortal prince and the couple conceive a baby soon after, but the child died after born. It was believe that the couple choose the lake area to bury their child and the fairy princess blessed the lake so that any woman who has difficulty to conceive will be rewarded and blessed with a child if she drank water from this lake. 

This location good for fishing, relaxing and seesight.

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