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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

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

 

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Rangkiang

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Kuda Sepasang

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

Parang Rusak

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Honai

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Buketan Bali

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

Alam Pantai

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Durian Pecah

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Peresean

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Taiganja

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Gentala Arasy

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Lontara

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Pintu Aceh

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Gamolan

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Sekomandi

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

Merak Lasem

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Pucuk Mekar

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

Dayak Kamang

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Parang Seling

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Enggang Dayak

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Pisang Bali

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Daun Sirih

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

Merak Ngeram

The hatching peacock motif has a very deep meaning which refers to the sacrifice and

Tongkonan

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Asmat Papua

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

Biji Kopi

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Singayaksa

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

Kawung

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

Tangerang Herang

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Tabir Tanjung

Tanjung flower is a type of Cherry tree flower, which is commonly found in

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Bultiya

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Prada Papua

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Tikar Natuna

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

Srimanganti

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

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Sandeq

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Tanah Liek

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

La Galigo

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

a combination of Javanese cultural motif of the Majapahit kingdom (XII-XIV century) with

Angsa Duo

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Manguni Minahasa

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

Rasamala

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

Ake Patra

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Kalo Sara

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

Wakatobi

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Sekar Jati

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

Kaharingan

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

Gurdo Solo

Gurdo or garuda bird is the mount of the Indian god Vishnu. As the Sun Bird,

Abimanyu Prince

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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