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loading Lily Pond at the Penang Botanic Gardens.

The Lily Pond Circular Walk is one of the most attractive and accessible hikes in Penang, and takes only a couple of hours even at our slow pace. For this reason it is one we come back to again and again. Recently we did the walk when my 69-year-old father was visiting us for a couple of weeks. He hikes regularly in the UK and is fit and healthy, but we didn’t want him to expire as a result of the heat and humidity, so a shorter hike than usual seemed to make the most sense.

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