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Pusentasi – Donggala Sea Well

Pusentasi Sink Hole (Photo: @Wisatania)

Pusentasi – Donggala Sea Well

Pusentasi of Donggala sea well is one of natural phenomenon in Central Sulawesi. Pusentasi, literally means “the center of sea” in Kaili dialect. The water volume of this giant natural well depends on the tides that flow from Donggala Sea. The unique characteristic of this well is that the blue water remains clean at any condition, both during high and low tides. The locals believe that the water has great healing power.

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Pusentasi – Donggala Sea Well

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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

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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Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Desa Na Tolu

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Daun Sirih

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Samudra

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

Dayak Kamang

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

Taiganja

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Sero Tangga

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Sido Mulyo

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

Prada Papua

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Kuda Sepasang

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Jumputan Bintang

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Burung Bidadari

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Pattimura

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Peresean

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Ake Patra

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

Pala Salawaku

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

Pisang Bali

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Tangerang Herang

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

Srimanganti

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Daun Simpor

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

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

Awan Berarak

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

Parang Seling

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

Tanah Liek

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

Sekar Jati

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Kawung

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

Wirasat

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Alam Pantai

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

Biji Kopi

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Singayaksa

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Kaharingan

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Mahkota Siger

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Rangkiang

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Tidayu

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Gurdo Solo

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Sandeq

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Wakatobi

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

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Bekantan Pakis

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

Angsa Duo

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

Kalo Sara

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Kain Cual

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Parang Rusak

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Ikan tambal

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

Insang Ikan

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

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:

Buketan Bali

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

Pucuk Mekar

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