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Pantai Merah Muda – Pink Beach

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Pink Beach (photo: @HendrickHartono)

Pantai Merah Muda – Pink Beach

Have you ever been to a beach adored with rosy-colored sands? The pink color is not resulted from a photoshop retouch. The magnificent color exists naturally. Pantai Merah Muda takes its rosy beach from eroded bites of red coral from the nearby reef. It will be the most perfect spot if you want to spend your holiday by relaxing and enjoying a sip of fruit cocktail under the warm sunlight.

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Pantai Merah Muda – Pink Beach

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Batik Motifs

Kuda Sepasang

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

 

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Paqbarre Allo

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

Wirasat

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

Alam Pantai

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Dayak Taghol

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Daun Sirih

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

Parang Rusak

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

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

Prada Papua

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Tanah Liek

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

Biji Kopi

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

Pisang Bali

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

Sekomandi

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Gentala Arasy

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

Wakatobi

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

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Samudra

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

Sero Tangga

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Mahkota Siger

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

Lontara

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Ikan tambal

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Enggang Dayak

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

Asmat Papua

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Insang Ikan

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

Kaharingan

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

Tidayu

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Cengkeh

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

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Leuit Sijimat

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Merak Lasem

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Pala Salawaku

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Bultiya

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

Tenun Bima

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Srimanganti

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Rasamala

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Angsa Duo

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Tabir Tanjung

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

Tangerang Herang

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

Durian Pecah

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

Ake Patra

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

Singayaksa

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Awan Berarak

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

Kalo Sara

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

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

The Batik motifs in Lampung are dominated by the acculturation of Buddhist and

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Parang Seling

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