V-travelled

Day: June 9, 2016

Powder Mountain Resort

Posted on 09/06/2016 in mountain by

the mountain that looks indeed like an upturned boat. It is also related to the story or legend that developed in the community about the origin of Tangkuban Perahu. Local people believe that Mount Sangkuriang comes from the legend, the son of a beautiful woman named Dayang Sumbi. When Sangkuriang small, he was expelled by his mother for killing a dog that is believed to be incarnation of his father. After many years apart, they finally met again. This was death treated with intimacy, invited into the heart of the family home, not banished to the morgue with a kind of queasy embarrassment.┬▓┬áThat night Mitsuo’s daughter, now my mother-in-law, slept near the body to ensure a votive candle didn’t go out. His great-granddaughters made origami grave goods – a watch, paper money, anything he might need on the journey after death. These were placed in the coffin the following …