Origin of Lake Toba In the region of Sumatra, there lived a farmer who is very diligent work. He himself lived alone. Every day he worked on the lading and fishing with the tireless. This was done to meet the everyday needs. One day the farmer went to the river near where he lived, he intended to lauknya fishing today. Armed with only a hook, bait and fishing spot, he went straight to the river. Once when he got in the river, the farmer immediately threw the hook. While waiting for edible fish hook, the farmers prayed, "O Allah, I hope I can fish a lot today". Some time after the prayer, which he tossed the hook was visible wobbling. He immediately pulled hook. Farmers are very happy, because he gets very large fish and beautiful. After a few moments looking at the fish catch, the farmer was very surprised. It turns out that the fish they catch could talk. "Please sir I do not eat! Let me live ", shouted the fish. Without much Tanya, the fish catch was immediately returned to the water again. After returning the fish into the water, the farmers grew surprised, because the fish suddenly turned into a very beautiful woman. "Do not worry sir, I'm not going to hurt you", said the fish. "Who are you? Are not you a fish?, Asked the farmer. "I was a princess who was cursed, for violating the kingdom," she said. "Thank you once you have freed me from the curse, and in return I'm willing to make you wife," she said. Farmers agreed that too. They then become husband and wife. However, there is one promise that has been agreed, that they should not be told that the origin of the daughter of a fish. If the promise is broken there will be a terrible catastrophe. After a while they were married, farmer and his wife finally happiness increases, because the farmer's wife gave birth to a baby boy. Their child grow into a very handsome boy and powerful, but there is a habit that makes everyone wonder. The child was always hungry, and never feel full. Devour all the food rations without rest. Until one day the farmer's son from his mother got a job to deliver food and drinks into the fields where his father was working. But the task is not fulfilled. All foods should be eaten up to his father, and after that he slept in a hut. Pak farmers await the arrival of his son, while holding down the thirsty and hungry. Unable to bear hunger, so he went back home. On the way home, pack farmer saw his son was sleeping in the hut. The farmer immediately awakened. "Hey, wake up!, Shouted the farmer. After her son awoke, he had immediately asked the food. "Where's the food for my father?", Asked the farmer. "It's been eaten up," she replied. With high notes that farmers immediately scolded her son. "Children do not know scallywag! Not know myself! Basic fry!," Spat the Farmer has unwittingly uttered abstinence from his wife. After the farmers say these words, instantly lost his wife and daughter vanished without a trace and trail. From the former stamping his feet, suddenly a very heavy water menyemburlah. Overflow water is very high and wide so as to form a lake. And eventually form a lake. The lake was eventually known as the Lake Toba.