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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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Batik Motifs

Pucuk Mekar

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

 

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Sido Mulyo

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Bekantan Pakis

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

Awan Berarak

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

Singayaksa

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Alam Pantai

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

Daun Sirih

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Kaharingan

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Tanah Liek

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

Durian Pecah

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Rangkiang

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Biji Kopi

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Sandeq

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Buketan Bali

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Prada Papua

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Tangerang Herang

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

Karawo Pinang

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

La Galigo

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

Lontara

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

Pala Salawaku

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

With its many advantages, the Dayaks use this leaf in ritual ceremonies. This plant is a symbol of

Wakatobi

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Tidayu

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Angsa Duo

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

Parang Rusak

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

Srimanganti

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

Gamolan

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

Sekomandi

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

Sero Tangga

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

Merak Lasem

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Lipaq Sabe

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Honai

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Pisang Bali

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Bultiya

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Asmat Papua

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

Taiganja

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Peresean

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Tenun Bima

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Dayak Kamang

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Merak Ngeram

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Kalo Sara

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Rasamala

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

Pattimura

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Kain Cual

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

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

Tongkonan

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

Ake Patra

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Paqbarre Allo

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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