Take a Gentle Walk on the Back Side of the Island

By Rexy Prakash Chacko

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Paddy fields of Balik Pulau.
Balik Pulau may be better known for its pastoral charms, but exploring it by foot is equally a delight!When people think of hiking, the first thing that usually comes to mind is a strenuous uphill climb. While this may be the case for most of Penang as half the island is hilly, there are many flat areas around the state where one can sweat it out by walking for miles to experience a very different kind of ambiance and atmosphere.Part...

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Rexy Prakash Chacko

is an electronic engineer by profession and a nature lover by passion. While he spends his weekdays earning a living at the Bayan Lepas Free Industrial Zone, his weekends are spent reflecting and recharging on the green hills of Penang.