Beritabali.com - Klungkung. Crystal Bay is just not about the beach or the beautiful crystally sand. But, it's also about the beautiful stone hill that so breathtaking.
If you visit Crystal Bay, you will not avert the Batu Jineng, a group of long and big stone hill that located along of Crystal Bay coastline. In the top of Batu Jineng (red: people may see this place look like an island) there's a Hindusm Holy Place that usually been visited. By using a boat, the sea can by cross by and you could arrive at Batu Jineng.
But, we wouldn't talking about this place function. We will talk sbout it's legend.
A story about Batu Jineng is one thing that also interesting to know. As we know, Batu Jineng has a hallway door at it's part. And, maybe it's gonna be a big question for you, how come this hallway be formed? why there's a big hole at this hill?
If you noted, this hallway door is look like a truly door by the fact of the square shape hole. It's seems that this hole in a long time ago had a function as a door.
If we refer to science, this phenomenon can be answer as a nature process. Such certain sedimentation that also happen in every thing in beach. Unintentionally, this process of sedimentaition make an square shape hole as a door.
But, the villagers has their own faith.
They believe, long time ago, this hill is not located as far as we could see now. This hill is located at the side of the beach, covering the crystal bay. Because of it's position, people made a hole that has a function as a door, to make them easy visit the beach.
One day, the people of Sakti village, name of place that Crystal Bay located, have been challengging. If they can kick the hill to stay away from the beach, then people of Sakti village will be known as a strong and so powerful people.
Then, they make it happen. People of Sakti village kick the hill and make it stay away from the beach. As we see now, the hill located far from the beach, spesifically at the Crystal Bay coastline.
That's the end of the legend. [wrt]