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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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Kuda Kupang

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

 

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Durian Pecah

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Daun Simpor

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

Kawung

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Parang Seling

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

Biji Kopi

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Pisang Bali

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Mahkota Siger

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

Taiganja

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Alam Pantai

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Sero Tangga

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Asmat Papua

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

Gamolan

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Dayak Taghol

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Tidayu

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Lontara

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

Wakatobi

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Pala Salawaku

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

Sekar Jati

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Desa Na Tolu

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

Parang Rusak

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

Buketan Bali

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Kalo Sara

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Tanah Liek

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

Pattimura

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

Awan Berarak

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Sandeq

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

Singayaksa

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

Merak Ngeram

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

La Galigo

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Kuda Sepasang

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Ukir Sentani

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

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

Sekomandi

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Srimanganti

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

Angsa Duo

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

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

Rangkiang

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

Cengkeh

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Ake Patra

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Bintik Tujuh

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Insang Ikan

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Honai

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Merak Lasem

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Leuit Sijimat

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Ikan tambal

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

Tangerang Herang

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Lipaq Sabe

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