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Pantai Merah Muda – Pink Beach

Pink Beach (photo: @ExploreBali)

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Kuda Kupang

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

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

 

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Daun Simpor

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Wirasat

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Srimanganti

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Cengkeh

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Ikan tambal

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Ukir Sentani

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Dayak Kamang

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

Durian Pecah

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Parang Seling

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

Wakatobi

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Bomba Mawar

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Insang Ikan

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Kain Cual

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Daun Sirih

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Angsa Duo

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Rasamala

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Singayaksa

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Tanah Liek

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Kawung

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

Asmat Papua

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

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Tongkonan

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

Tenun Bima

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Parang Rusak

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

Sandeq

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Gonggong Siput

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Bultiya

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

Alam Pantai

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Raja Ampat

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

La Galigo

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Ake Patra

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Sero Tangga

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

Prada Papua

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

Gamolan

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

Merak Lasem

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Burung Bidadari

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

Rangkiang

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Sekomandi

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

Pattimura

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

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