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Batu Cermin Cave in Labuan Bajo

Batu Cermin (photo: @Silfinabela.ig/LabuanBajoTour)

Batu Cermin Cave in Labuan Bajo

This place was once an underwater cave. It is named after the light that shines through the gaps in the rock. In the spot there are also some marine fossils, stalactites, yet above all of these panoramic beauties, the magnificent effect of the light is the real eye-capturing attraction of this cave.

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Batu Cermin Cave in Labuan Bajo

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Batik Motifs

Teguh Bersatu

This batik motif shows the strength of the people of Kupang. It also represents a sense of

Kuda Sepasang

For the people of Kupang, having a strong horse is a matter of

Pucuk Mekar

This motive reflects the joy and gratitude to God over the grace of

Kuda Kupang

Horses symbolize wealth. It contains noble values of virtuous characters that bring

 

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Pintu Aceh

The motif is inspired by Aceh’s traditional architecture that has

Mahkota Siger

Siger is the crown of a noblewoman in ancient time. It is a symbol of femininity, strength, and

Samudra

This art painting means to be strong-willed person to pursue

Durian Pecah

Broken Durian motifs depict the foundation of faith. The second half signifies the mastery of

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Insang Ikan

Insang refers to the gills of the fish. This is a typical pattern of Malay ethnic who inhabits

Cengkeh

The clove flower motif is the main commodity of the Tolitoli Regency. This motif represents

Lipaq Sabe

Lipaq Saqbe contains a simple geometric classical motif with various flower decorations. This textile is

Pala Salawaku

This motif illustrates the unique weapons of the Maluku region, namely

Merak Lasem

The peacock is considered to be the king of the birds. It represents

La Galigo

La Galigo is a literary work of the Buginese Epic that has 300 thousand epic lines. It is considered even

Malinau Cultural Festival

You will witness a unique competition that might not be found other than in

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Ake Patra

Ake is related to the divinity and the composition of the universe. It is a symbol of

Biji Kopi

The coffee seeds motif illustrates the pride of local coffee specialities in

Wirasat

Wirasat or divine inspiration is a gift from God. This inspiration is symbolized by

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

The Vertical Upright (Kerawang Tegak) Motif symbolizes a person who has a strong

Honai

The Honai is inspired by the traditional house of the Papuan community living in

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Kalo Sara

Kalo Sara is a sacred motif for Tolaki ethnic. It is considered as

Awan Berarak

Awan Berarak is a combination of Dayak motifs and Malay patterns. The word ‘Awan Berarak’ means the

Ukir Sentani

The Ukir motif is a batik motif that is inspired by various traditional Sentani wood carvings

Alam Pantai

The word “Alam Pantai” refers to the natural beauty of

Leuit Sijimat

This motif reflects the daily activities of the Baduy tribe in Banten. The main ornaments of batik motif consist of:

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Tongkonan

Toraja’s traditional house is called Tongkonan. Tongkonan is a place for

Sandeq

Sandeq Boat is a symbol of the maritime importance of the West Sulawesi region. The greatness of

Karawo Pinang

Pinang refers to the Palm areca tree. This motif is considered as the original

Pattimura

Pattimura is the name of an Indonesian hero who fought against colonialism in

Sido Mulyo

Sidomulyo is one of the classical motifs, which is specifically used for the bride’s costume in

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Pucuk Rebung Riau

Pucuk Rebung symbolizes heart determination in achieving goals, good luck, and

Gentala Arasy

Built as high as 80 meters, the tower also highlights the historical side of

Abimanyu Prince

This motif implies a hope that the wearer will have the wisdom of

Gonggong Beruntun

This motif illustrates that a person should maintain a positive attitude and

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Teguh Bersatu

This batik motif shows the strength of the people of Kupang. It also represents a sense of

Anggrek Tewu

This motif is created based on the local wisdom and philosophy of

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

It symbolizes the hierarchy in society and the social status of the Mekongga

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Jupri Kembang Teh

Kembang Teh illustrates the tendrils of tea plants that grow in the highlands of

Pucuk Mekar

This motive reflects the joy and gratitude to God over the grace of

Karawo Mahkuta

Mahkuta refers to Gorontalo’s traditional crown. It represents noble characters of

Desa Na Tolu

The Desa Na Tolu characteristic pattern symbolizes the Batak philosophy of existence and

Lontara

The Lontara script itself is a typical ancient script of Bugis and Makassar communities. History records that

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

If Batik Besurek combines Arabic calligraphy motifs, then the Kaganga batik takes

Dayak Kamang

Kamang motif is generally found in the Dayak tribe shield because it is believed to

Bomba Mawar

This motif means sacred love for family, kingdom, and God; It also illustrates

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Asmat Papua

The batik motif illustrates the Asmat’s sacred tribal motifs that are

Keluak Daun Pakis

The word “Keluak” is a Minang language which means twisted or tangled. The Motif of

Burung Bidadari

Bidadari birds are endemic birds in Halmahera. This motif represents an

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Kawung

The Kawung motif was created by Sultan Agung Hanyokrokusumo (1593 – 1645) as a symbolic gift for

Singayaksa

The Singayaksa motif comes from the name of a place where Sultan Hasanuddin used to

Paqbarre Allo

The word “Barre” means round and “Allo” means the sunlight. This motif is interpreted as

Gajah Way Kambas

The motif illustrates the Lampung’s natural reserve, the Way Kambas. it also symbolizes

Lok Baintan Floating Market

As you can imagine, the most authentic thing is that you can buy things and even

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Bintik Tujuh

The Bintik Tujuh (Seven Dots) motif has 7 white spots and green color gradation as

Tidayu

The name of this motif is the acronym of three ethnics namely,

Kuda Kupang

Horses symbolize wealth. It contains noble values of virtuous characters that bring

Manguni Minahasa

Manguni is identified as the symbol of the Minahasa people. Manguni is known as a

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Tanah Liek

The word “Tanah Liek” refers to clay in Minang language. It is also known as

Gumin Tambun

Based on Hindu mythology, this motif symbolizes lucks, abundant wealth, and

Taiganja

Taiganja is a precious gold pendant that shows the social status of the Kaili family. It is

Prada Papua

The word “Prada” in the Javanese-Indonesian dialect means a batik textile that

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

The Batik motifs in Lampung are dominated by the acculturation of Buddhist and

Hiu Taliyasan

Indonesia is also home to the world’s largest fish, the whale shark (Rhincodon typus). Hiu Taliyasan refers to

Bekantan Pakis

This motif represents Pakis Haji (Polystichum setiferum), an endemic plant in

Sero Tangga

The Sero Tangga illustrates an endearing feeling and sacrifices of a person to fulfil

Gamolan

This motif illustrates Gamolan, a bamboo musical instrument of Lampung that is

Desa Na Ualu

The Gorga motif of Ualu Village is the symbol of the eight cardinal

Dayak Taghol

Dayak Taghol has a distinctive style of four curved lines and small dots. This motif represents

Sekar Jati

Sekar means flower and Jati refers to teak trees that symbolizes a strong mental character that

Gorga Simeol-Meol

The Gorga Simeol-meol is a pattern of plant tendrils. it is regarded as a symbol of longevity and

Enggang Dayak

Local people beliefs that hornbills are an incarnation of the Commander of the Birds. It has supernatural

Rasamala

The Rasamala Batik motif is associated with a story when the Dutch came

Angsa Duo

According to legend, the Angso duo batik motif is a pair of swans that are believed to have led Princess

Gonggong Siput

Gonggong (Strombus Turturella) is one type of sea snail found around

Kain Cual

Cual textile tradition has existed since the 17th century. The word “Cual” refers to

Bale Lumbu

This motif signifies the welfare of the ancient Sasak society. Bale also symbolizes the

Sekomandi

Its philosophical meaning is the eternal union which refers to a saying “until death do us part”

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Rangkiang

The word “Rangkiang” refers to the rice granary in the Minangkabau language. It symbolizes

Jumputan Bintang

The word Jumputan means the tie-dye technique, while the word “Bintang” refers to

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Wakatobi

It symbolizes the coastal beauty of the Wakatobi island and the symbol of Patra symbolizes

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Kasih Tak Sampai

‘Kasih Tak Sampai’ is an idiom in the Indonesian language which refers to

Parang Seling

Parang Seling or “alternating daggers” is a royal batik motif. It is a feminine variant of

Daun Sirih

This motif illustrates betel leaves that are used by Lombok communities as traditional

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Kaharingan

The Kaharingan or ‘tree of life’ based on the Dayak tribes’ belief system. This tree symbolizes