Monday, August 25, 2014

Monday, August 25, 2014

Bunut Bolong continue to grow and expand

Bunut Bolong continue to grow and expand

Bunut Bolong is the name given to a large tree in Pekutatan, Jembrana regency, precisely in the village Asahduren. This tree is very large, and growing in the middle of the road. Despite being in the middle of the road, but the vehicle is still able to pass this way, because this tree has a hole at the bottom, like a tunnel. This tree is very popular and very sacred by the local people. 


Bunut Bolong grown larger and higher. To my knowledge, has never been done pruning the branches of this tree. Therefore this tree is getting bigger and continues to grow. Being an amazing giant tree.

Bunut Bolong is a type of banyan tree. Banyan tree is a kind of sacred to the Balinese. Because very shady tree types with roots that grow in between the branches, towering down form the legs. Thus, the mystique of this tree is very pronounced.

Jalan is overgrown by trees, named Jalan Bunut Bolong. Bunut Bolong Jalan, connecting Seririt in Buleleng, with districts of Pekutatan in Jembrana regency. This road passes between the high mountains in the middle of the island of Bali. If you want to go through this path of of Pekutatan or Seririt, it will begin to climb all the way to the top of the mountain. Jalan winding with a deep ravine on the side of the road. Strongly advised to be vigilant and to be careful when crossing the Jalan Bunut Bolong.

Tunnel or a hole under a tree of Bunut Bolong should not be passed by the bride and groom who will perform the wedding ceremony. There is a myth that says, if the bride and groom couples pass under the trees, and through the hole, then, the bride will get a disaster, or they will be married off to various causes.

Now there are many traders who sell around of Bunut Bolong. Previously there was only one trader, there are now two and sometimes there are a lot of traders when certain days. The area around the tree is the resting place for drivers of cars and motorcycles, and for people who are traveling across BunutBolong. Resting place is perfect, because the atmosphere around BunutBolong very beautiful with the fresh and cool air, away from pollution.

If you continue to walk towards to the top of the mountain in the north of the tree, then you can enjoy the fun on this road trip. Because this road through high mountains with trees along the road.

Bunut Bolong continue to grow and expand

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1 comments:

  1. why not use a current picture??
    The construction of a bypass road a couple of years ago at one side of the tree
    has destroyed its novelty and tourist appeal...

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