Kastoba Lake Bawean

Kastoba Lake Bawean

Kastoba Lake Bawean

         There are many recreation places in East Java province which offer exotics view for the visitors. One of them is Kastoba Lake Bawean which can be alternative for spending holiday time. (also see : Recreation to Sarangan Lake)

        When you go to Bawean island, we suggest you to go to Kastoba lake as this lake has beautiful scenery and this lake is still natural. Kastoba Lake Bawean is one of exotic lake in Gresik Regency. So this lake is one of recreation destination place in Gersik. To enjoy the beauty and charm of Kastoba Lake, it can be reached on foot.

        Kastoba Lake Bawean is located in Paromaan village, Tambak district, Gresik regency, East Java Province. It is located in Bawean Island. We need only one and half hour drive from Sangkapura quay to reach the lake, by passing Bawean road. Kastoba lake located on a high hill enough. There are hundreds of steps that you must go through the undergrowth on either side of the road. Must be careful to get to the top, because the road to the lake is still very natural. read more

The Legend of Kastoba Lake

The Legend of Kastoba Lake

The Legend of Kastoba Lake

The Legend of Kastoba Lake

        Have you ever gone to Bawean Island? If you have, I’m sure you also have known about Kastoba Lake. However, here I want to share about the legend of Kastoba Lake. (also read : The Legend of Toba Lake)

Below is the story of the legend of Kastoba lake:

         Once upon a time there was a kingdom in Majeti Island (Old Bawean Island). The kingdom was reigned by Goblin. Every creature on this island obeyed him. The ruler of this island was very popular and respected by other kingdom surrounding of this this kingdom as he had a powerful strength for he had a virtuous tree, that they called this tree as Kastoba Tree.

        One day, the king ordered his trusted crew to call a female and male black raven to come over him. When the ravens were present, the Goblin said: “Hi Ravens, I am giving you a new hard assignment, are you going to do this assignment?”. They answered: “Yes we are, You Majesty”. The King trusted them as they used to succeed for any assignment. The King asked them to be quiet to anyone about what he was about to say and order. And both ravens agreed.  The King explained that their kingdom had a virtuous tree, and because of this tree, the kingdom was well respected. The tree’s name was Kastoba Tree. The root, stalk, leaves and branch were useful to solve any bad luck or disaster. One leave of the tree even could heal various diseases. Its flower could make body immune from anything. Finally, he asked both ravens to protect the tree from anyone that knew the virtue of the tree. (Also read other article at : Soal Pilihan Ganda Narrative Text) read more