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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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East Nusa Tenggara

Batik Motifs

Teguh Bersatu

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

 

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Kuda Sepasang

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Bultiya

The word ‘Bultiya’ is an acronym of the three major tribes in North Kalimantan, namely

Lipaq Sabe

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Ikan tambal

The word “Ikan” refers to fish. The philosophical meaning of Ikan Tambal means is

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Gonggong Siput

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

Gamolan

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Tubo Kelapa

Coconut tree is a symbol of a good character and strong mentality. It illustrates the more success a person, the more

Bomba Mawar

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Honai

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Durian Pecah

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

Buketan Bali

The Balinese bouquet (Buketan Bali) is a floral arrangement and the name is

Biji Kopi

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Singayaksa

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

Sekomandi

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

Peresean

The Peresean is a game that sometimes some kinds of magic are

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Rumah Mamuju

the Batik motif illustrates the house of Mamuju King with the stairs, located on the left of the wooden stage house

Anggrek Tewu

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

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

The Gigi Haruan Lidi motif is taken from the name of the cork fish and is a symbol of

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Kawung

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

The motif illustrates the philosophy of the mangosteen fruit, which is

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Kuda Kupang

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Tanah Liek

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

Ake Patra

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

Sandeq

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

Insang Ikan

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Kain Cual

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

Tenun Bima

The motifs are adopted from Bima woven textile. This pattern has received a great

Tengkawang Ampiek

With its many advantages, the Dayaks use this leaf in ritual ceremonies. This plant is a symbol of

Gumin Tambun

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

Kalo Sara

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

Besurek Rafflesia

The term “Basurek” refers to a textile that contains letters or inscriptions

Pintu Aceh

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

Parang Rusak

Another meaning behind this motif is an unconquerable spirit, symbolized by

Samudra

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Tangerang Herang

Tangerang Herang motif is a symbol of Tangerang city. The Tangerang Herang batik motif consists of

Lontara

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Asmat Papua

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Tongkonan

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

Tidayu

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Wirasat

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Kaharingan

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Pisang Bali

This batik motif is usually given by a person to his/her lover who is

Srimanganti

The name of the Srimanganti motif is derived from Palace’s hallway that connects to

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Prada Papua

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

Rasamala

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

Wakatobi

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Sido Mulyo

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Paqbarre Allo

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Pattimura

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Tikar Natuna

The Tikar Natuna motif is adapted from the traditional making of pandanus mats in

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Dayak Kamang

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

Awan Berarak

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

Angsa Duo

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Dayak Taghol

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

Merak Lasem

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Cengkeh

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