Friday, October 9, 2009


LEGEND OF Insubordinate CHILD

A fishing village with beautiful scenery and beaches clean, close to Pulau Pisang Ketek (small) and Pulau Pisang Gadang (large). At low tide you can cross to Ketek Banana Island on foot. Here are legend Stone Malin Kundang rebellious child ... located approximately 4km from the center of Padang, or 30 minutes by car. For those who like to walk trakking from Muara Padang Padang passed to the Coastal Mountain Air Sweet ... Enjoy the panoramic sea from the heights of Mount Padang (200m above sea level) will be very exciting, not 1 hour trip would be hard ... anyways well taken field not steep and heavy as a mountain climbing ....

The story of Malin Kundang

At one time, there lived a family of fishermen on the coast of Sumatra region. The family consists of father, mother and a son named Malin Kundang. Because the financial condition of the concerned families, the father decided to make a living in the country across the vast seas. And only the Malin and his mother in their huts. A week, two weeks, a month, two months even more 1 year old, Malin's father also did not return to his hometown. So she had to replace the position of Malin's father to make a living.

Malin including a smart kid but a bit naughty. He often chasing chickens and hit him with a broom. One day, when Malin was chasing chickens, she tripped on a rock and injured his right arm hit the rock. It becomes a scratch wound dilengannya and not get lost.
After growing up, Malin Kundang feel sorry for her mother who slam the bones for a living to raise themselves. He thought of making a living abroad in the hope that later when I returned to my hometown, he had become a wealthy man. Malin attracted by the invitation of a merchant ship captain who was once poor now become a wealthy man. Malin Kundang the point to his mother.

Her mother does not agree with the original intent Malin Kundang, but due to hold urgent Malin, Malin Kundang mother finally agreed though with a heavy heart. After preparing enough supplies and equipment, Malin immediately headed to the dock accompanied by his mother. "My son, if you are successful and become a wealthy man, do not you forget about your mother and this halamannu ward, son", says Malin Kundang mother tearfully. Malin ridden ships increasingly remote with a wave accompanied by Mother Malin Kundang. During his stay in the boat, Malin Kundang lot to learn about the seamanship of the crews that have been experienced. Along the way, riding the ship tibatiba Malin Kundang were attacked by pirates. All commodities traders who were on the ship seized by pirates. Even most of the crew and people on the ship were killed by the pirates.

Malin Kundang very lucky he was not killed by the pirates, because when it happened, Malin immediately hid in a small space enclosed by the timber. Malin Kundang in limbo amid the sea, until finally ship stranded on a beach. With the rest of the existing energy, Malin Kundang walked to the nearest village from the beach. Arriving in the village, Malin Kundang helped by people in the village after previously telling what happened to him. Malin marooned villages where the village is very fertile. With tenacity and perseverance in work, Malin gradually became a wealthy man. He has a lot of merchant ships with men of more than 100 people.

Having become rich, Malin Kundang to marry a girl to be his wife. News Malin Kundang who has become rich and have been married to the mother also Malin Kundang. Mother Malin Kundang feel grateful and very happy his son had succeeded. Since then, the mother Malin Kundang every day go to the dock, waiting for her son who may return to his hometown. After some time married, Malin and his wife made the voyage with a ship that big and beautiful with the crew and a lot of bodyguards.

Malin Kundang mothers who stay with their children every day, saw a very beautiful ship, went to the harbor. He saw two people standing on the deck of a ship. He believes that standing was his son and his wife Malin Kundang. Malin Kundang descended from the ship. He was greeted by his mother. Once close enough, his mother saw right dilengan dozen people injured, the more convinced his mother that he was approached Malin Kundang. "Malin Kundang, my son, why did you go so long without sending you?", He said, hugging Malin Kundang. But what happens then? Malin Kundang immediately release her mother's arms and pushed it down. "Women do not know yourself, as carelessly claimed her", says Malin Kundang at his mother. Malin Kundang pretended not to recognize her mother, embarrassed by her mother who is old and wearing tattered clothes. "She's your mother?", Malin Kundang wife Tanya. "No, he was just a beggar who pretended to be admitted as a mother to get my property," Malin said to his wife.

Hearing statement and treated arbitrarily by his son, Malin Kundang mother very angry. He had not expected her to be rebellious child. Because anger is mounting, Malin's mother raised her hand, saying "Oh God, if he was my son, I sumpahi he became a rock". Soon the wind roared loud and violent storm destroyed the ship came Malin Kundang. After that Malin Kundang body slowly becomes stiff and over time eventually shaped into a rock.

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