Batu Tegi Dam
Approaching the centre city Talang Padang district, in the right
corner of the intersection, see to strike the plank of the indicator
towards Tegi Stone Dam (Tegi = erect / stood - Lampung language).
The location that about 20 km from this intersection is had the
very wide area. When not making use of the person's vehicle, the
visitor could use the taxi bike service from available bases to
arrive at the location. The friendly inhabitants in pekon-pekon
Pulau Panggung district around the location of the dam will enthusiastically
answer the visitor's question of various matters about this area.
Most inhabitants were Semendo ethnic group (South Sumatra) that
resided in this territory since beforehand. Beside the main function
as PLTA and the irrigation, as the tourist attraction, the dam
/ this reservoir had the attraction of amazing scenery. The lake
that was formed by the pool of this dam water was very wide. Surrounded
hills, this object was depicted in canvas that like the magnet
sucked attention of the visitor until keep for a prolonged period
to gaze for a long time. If being lucky, various tasteless fish
kinds could be bought in: baung, cork, patin, etc; that was the
arrest of the inhabitants around by the motorboat that often leant
to jeti -the quay apung- two to four times a day. The interested
person could lease their boat to just go round the lake or fished.
Although this object did not yet have adequate facilities for
tourists, but since last 2002 was visited by the Tanggamus community
and outside the area especially during the holiday and the weekend.