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Pulau Dua in Banggai Regency

Pulau Dua in Central Sulawesi (Photo: @MajalahPajak)

Pulau Dua in Banggai Regency

If you want to have adventure getaway in nature paradise, Pulau Dua is one of a kind. It is situated in Banggai Regency that can be reached 2 hours from Luwuk city. This place offers panoramic view of the hills and ocean with beautiful coral reefs. You could discover 35 snorkeling spots or just leisurely sail around the island with boats provided by local operators. This place has the most beautiful sunrise view in Central Sulawesi.

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Pulau Dua in Banggai Regency

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Central Sulawesi

Batik Motifs

Taiganja

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Sero Tangga

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

Cengkeh

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

 

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Batik

Motifs

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Wakatobi

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Rasamala

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

Asmat Papua

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Peresean

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Wirasat

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Rangkiang

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Honai

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Merak Lasem

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Abimanyu Prince

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

Pattimura

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Kalo Sara

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

Prada Papua

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

Kaharingan

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

La Galigo

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Taiganja

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

Alam Pantai

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Desa Na Tolu

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Ake Patra

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Mahkota Siger

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Tangerang Herang

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Tongkonan

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

Sero Tangga

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Singayaksa

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Daun Simpor

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Biji Kopi

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Parang Rusak

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

Kawung

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Kain Cual

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Srimanganti

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

Daun Sirih

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Pala Salawaku

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

Dayak Kamang

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Tanah Liek

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Awan Berarak

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

Lontara

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

Cengkeh

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

Ikan tambal

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the