Yeak Laom Lake is one of the most interesting natural islands in the highlands of Ratanakiri province. The lake is about 800 meters long and 48 meters to 50 meters by volcanic eruptions for several centuries. Come on. Nowadays quiet in the middle of the chest as a safe place for wildlife and tourists. Tourists looking for a quieter or more popular tourist destination. This lake is a magnet for shock absorber, tourists are more interested in tourists. While international and national tourists travel to Ratanakiri province. The lake water, which is always cool, reflects the blue forest surrounded by the lakes. Followed by the bird’s voice. Yeak Laom Lake has become a tourist destination for diving, swimming, relaxation and relaxation. When walking or biking, enjoy the spectacular view surrounded by the lakes that can sometimes be seen. Birds or other animals. Indigenous people believe that the water of the lake is the soul that they all worship and do Praying for the privilege, protecting them and the land of their own people Always. Some people have offered international and local tourists, souvenirs, merchandise products, Many of the products are made by local indigenous people. Yeak Laom Lake is a magnificent natural lake located in Yeak Lom Township, about 5 km from Banlung town. East of Banlung town. There are some legends related to the Yeak Laom lake and the legend is roughly paraded by the people. The basis is as follows:
In the past, a giant king had a powerful power, so the giant had a beautiful daughter. Her daughter’s hair and body were always perfumed with perfume. So the giants called her daughter Her hair is fragrant as she grows up when there are handsome and strong men Man to love her. Their love for love has grown to each other. Because both lovers were afraid the giants were to know their secrets, one day they were both And I went to hide myself in the wilderness. Not long after, the Giant heard the daughter’s story, then he burst into tears. Then he called together all the army leaders to search for the beloved daughter in the kingdom. Round. In the jungle mountains were overshadowed by a huge army but did not find her That’s not it. ”
The giant suspects that his daughter may have been in the jungle where the Yeak Lo lake is today. Deployed a lot of troops to siege and explore in the jungle. Suddenly, he ordered all the troops to pull down the tree and dig deep into the depths to find out. Find her beloved daughter. And all the men of the army digged in the thickets, and all their cords were broken down, so that they became a pool of water Large is still not found and has left a large pond in Ratanakiri province today. These are the reasons why Ratanakiri villagers called Yeak Loam to the present day, from the word “Giant” Surrounded “.
But telling stories in other ways from the previous narrative that the giants tried to grab the giant king’s daughter to Break her from love. Then the chief of the army commanded the troops to encamp around the mountain, where both lovers hid. The couple thought that there was no way to escape, and they both decided to seek God’s approval. Confirm their sincere love. The couple started to pray to the forest monks, Monks, and other dignitaries that we both Sacrifice life to the noble things that keep the land, let him help you to sink into the earth to Do not be separated from each other. Suddenly, the mountain slopes down to the ground quickly, bringing the couple to the same Desire. So the people called that pool of Joab, “From the words of the men of war.” There is another explanation of the Laotian name from the above story and should be taken as a fairy tale That the word “giants” in indigenous languages there means chief village chief or village owner. The word Laom means the name of the person who is the village chief in charge of the area. For this reason, the word “Yeak Loom” is a reminder to obey the soul or spirit of its predecessor. They are named “Laom”, which once ruled the indigenous tribes in the area around the lake Live in happiness and peace. Has recently become the so-called Yeak Laom Lake and has become a tourist-rich resort. National and International Tourists visit the national festivities or on multiday weekend excursions. Increase year-on-year.