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Hukurila Underwater Cave 

Hukurila Underwater Cave  (Photo:@virgiliavenessa)

Hukurila Underwater Cave

This underwater cave stores the greatest landscape of tropical sea creatures. As soon as you dip in this natural beauty you will be surrounded by colorful reefs and marine creatures which will make you more appreciate the bounty life below water.

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Hukurila Underwater Cave

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Kei Islands

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Maluku

Batik Motifs

Pattimura

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

Pala Salawaku

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

 

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Motifs

Alam Pantai

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

Kalo Sara

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Jumputan Bintang

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

Raja Ampat

Raja Ampat motif represents the marine life at Raja Ampat archipelago in

Anggrek Tewu

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Gamolan

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

La Galigo

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Samudra

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

Taiganja

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Rangkiang

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Sekomandi

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Daun Simpor

This motif is inspired by the Simpor plant (Dillenia Suffruticosa) which is a typical

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Enggang Dayak

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Sido Mulyo

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

Rasamala

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Kain Cual

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

Daun Sirih

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Ikan tambal

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Teguh Bersatu

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

Cengkeh

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

Pattimura

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

Buketan Bali

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

Kaharingan

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Angsa Duo

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Awan Berarak

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

Singayaksa

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

Tanah Liek

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Ake Patra

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Wakatobi

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

Merak Lasem

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Biji Kopi

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Insang Ikan

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

Prada Papua

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

Tenun Bima

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Pisang Bali

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Lontara

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Bultiya

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Tidayu

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

Sekar Jati

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Tongkonan

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Pala Salawaku

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Tabir Tanjung

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