The uniqueness of woven cloth handicraft of "Bajo Tribe"

Wandering tribe that lives above sea using boats, always moving from a place of settlement on the sea to the other settlements, can not be separated by the sea.

Living in Indonesian sea waters for example, dwells mostly on the sea of Sulawesi then spread began on the sea of Lombok, Sumbawa, Flores reach until Gorontalo, Central Sulawesi, South Sulawesi and Southeast Sulawesi.

As known so far after the popularity of this tourist destination with the world's most unique of coral reefs, Wakatobi, which consists of islands of Wangi-Wangi, Kaledupa, Tomia, and Binongko, there are five Bajo village, one village each on Wangi-Wangi and Tomia, while three village of Bajo tribe in the island of Kaledupa.

Landscape in the Bajo villages offers a beautiful panorama especially at sunrise and sunset that lead to the beauty orange sky. The clarity waters around the villages, no wonder we can easily see the colorful fish milling about in the sea water without the need to dive.

The fish in the sea waters around the villages was so easy to catch, a paradise for fish, their seemed to swim volunteered to be arrested near the supporting settlement poles around the houses of fishermen.

Besides the natural beauty under the spectacular sea and the types of culinary encountered in the environment surrounding the Bajo villages, they have expertise related to handicrafts, such as pearl and shells handicrafts. Special woven cloth handicraft products are very popular in Japan, because its motives are clear to give the feel of natural marine life that is so appreciated by the archipelago people such as the Japanese.

Japanese tourists and tourists from other countries who arrive there'll be surprised at the tribes that live in the sea with all its uniqueness. Of natural beauty under the sea, the fishermen's life and artistry, an interesting combination.

(Various sources /Images CC)


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  2. There are still many other motives of woven cloth handicraft from other tribe's here...
    Thanks Shree!


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