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Love Lagoon in Misool

Love Lagoon (photo: @Jannah Homestay/Traveloka)

Love Lagoon in Misool

This love lagoon is formed by a natural phenomenon shaped by a mountain lake and coral reef. The lagoon is not only known as an adventurous tourism destination, but it is also believed to be a sacred place for couples.

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Love Lagoon in Misool

Tourist Attractions in West Papua

West Papua

Batik Motifs

Raja Ampat

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

Burung Cendrawasih

The Cendrawasih bird is believed as sacred Paradise bird that connects the earth with

Honai

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

Prada Papua

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

 

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Motifs

Kalo Sara

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Pala Salawaku

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Tikar Natuna

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Sekomandi

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

Taiganja

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Parang Rusak

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

Lontara

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Sero Tangga

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Srimanganti

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

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

Gamolan

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Alam Pantai

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

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Buketan Bali

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

Insang Ikan

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

Pattimura

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Sandeq

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Tanah Liek

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Prada Papua

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

Rangkiang

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Wakatobi

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Jumputan Bintang

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

Tangerang Herang

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

Honai

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

Singayaksa

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

Cengkeh

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

Parang Seling

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Dayak Kamang

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Bultiya

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

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Sekar Jati

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

Raja Ampat

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Samudra

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Tidayu

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Ikan tambal

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

Tongkonan

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Kain Cual

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

Ake Patra

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Daun Sirih

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Pisang Bali

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Paqbarre Allo

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Merak Lasem

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Peresean

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

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