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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

Bomba Mawar

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

Taiganja

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

Cengkeh

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

Sero Tangga

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

 

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Singayaksa

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

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

Parang Rusak

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Raja Ampat

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Insang Ikan

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

Tongkonan

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

Sekar Jati

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

La Galigo

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Angsa Duo

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Cengkeh

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

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

Sekomandi

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

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

Prada Papua

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Pattimura

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

Pisang Bali

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Asmat Papua

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Karawo Pinang

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Ikan tambal

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Wakatobi

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

Taiganja

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Lontara

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

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Dayak Kamang

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Durian Pecah

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Wirasat

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Desa Na Tolu

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

Buketan Bali

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

Tidayu

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Bultiya

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Rumah Mamuju

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Sero Tangga

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

Tenun Bima

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

Gamolan

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

Parang Seling

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Pucuk Mekar

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

Rangkiang

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

Honai

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Daun Simpor

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Awan Berarak

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Bale Lumbu

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

Peresean

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Daun Sirih

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Manguni Minahasa

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

Bomba Mawar

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