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Pantai Merah Muda – Pink Beach

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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 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

 

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Sido Mulyo

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

Parang Rusak

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

Sekomandi

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

Tongkonan

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

Asmat Papua

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

Tenun Bima

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

Kain Cual

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Merak Ngeram

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Gamolan

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Prada Papua

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Pisang Bali

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Desa Na Ualu

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Bultiya

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

Singayaksa

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Pala Salawaku

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Bomba Mawar

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Rangkiang

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream 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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Bale Lumbu

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Kawung

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

Biji Kopi

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

Taiganja

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Tikar Natuna

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Parang Seling

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Kaharingan

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Merak Lasem

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Tangerang Herang

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

Sekar Jati

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

Wirasat

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

Cengkeh

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Lontara

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

Insang Ikan

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Honai

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Daun Simpor

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

Tidayu

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

Ikan tambal

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Dayak Kamang

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Tanah Liek

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Peresean

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Sandeq

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

Angsa Duo

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

La Galigo

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

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Buketan Bali

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Rasamala

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

Srimanganti

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

Daun Sirih

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in