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Labengki Island – Giant Clam Marine Reserve

Labengki Island (Photo: @labengkibeachhut)

Kima Giant Clam (Tridacna gigas)  in Labengki ocean  (Photo: @Aneka Wisata Nusantara)

Labengki Island – Giant Clam Marine Reserve

No one knows that the second biggest Kima giant clam (Tridacna gigas) with the size of 50 cm can be found in Labengki waters, Southeast Sulawesi.  Labengki region is also known as Giant Clam Marine Conservation. You could choose stay whether in local Bajo traditional architecture beach cottage or feel the excitement of camping in a quiet beach. Besides snorkelling activities, fishing at Labengki will not disappoint you. There are many types of fish that you can catch here for example Barracuda, Grouper, Yellow Fin Tuna, Red Snapper, Sailfish, etc. Are you waiting for a great holiday sensation? Come and Discover the natural wonders of Labengki!

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Labengki Island – Giant Clam Marine Reserve

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Southeast Sulawesi

Batik Motifs

Kalo Sara

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Ake Patra

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

Wakatobi

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

 

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Motifs

Durian Pecah

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

Prada Papua

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

Kawung

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

Rasamala

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

Merak Lasem

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Peresean

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

Biji Kopi

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

Ake Patra

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Sandeq

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Wakatobi

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Gamolan

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Parang Rusak

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

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Raja Ampat

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Tangerang Herang

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Pala Salawaku

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

Insang Ikan

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Buketan Bali

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Tikar Natuna

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Sekomandi

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Kuda Sepasang

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

Asmat Papua

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

Tenun Bima

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

Tongkonan

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Singayaksa

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Parang Seling

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Taiganja

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

Angsa Duo

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

La Galigo

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Gurdo Solo

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Sekar Jati

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Rumah Mamuju

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Sero Tangga

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

Alam Pantai

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Samudra

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

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

Tidayu

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

Cengkeh

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

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

Kalo Sara

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

Srimanganti

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

Daun Simpor

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