Surveying the Lower Slopes of Penang Hill

loading Stunning view of the Air Itam valley from the Middle Station.

AFTER THREE MONTHS of the many MCO phases, Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow finally announced that recreational parks and hiking spots were to be reopened on June 6. This was delightful news indeed and I wasted no time getting my hiking shoes ready to explore the great outdoors again. But there is just one – albeit a big – problem. Months of staying indoors has taken a toll on fitness; I needed to retrain before embarking on anything strenuous. Back in July last year, I did an interesting 10km summit circular hike (see Don’t Forget to Circle the Summit of Penang ...

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