Exploring the Isle of Gedung

By Rexy Prakash Chacko

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Pulau Gedung’s rocky beach.
THE TURQUOISE BLUE waters around Penang are dotted with tiny islands, many of which are thickly forested and not easily accessed. Only two have been featured in Penang Monthly so far; Pulau Jerejak (August 2016) and Pulau Aman (March 2019).I am now in search of a new island adventure and after a quick scroll through Google Earth, I see my obvious choice – Pulau Gedung. This is a long, narrowed island, just a stone’s throw from Pulau Aman, along the...

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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.