Pulau Kendi - A Glimpse of Old Penang's Rich Waters

By Rexy Prakash Chacko

September 2021 PEAKS AND PARKS
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Rocky coastline on the southwest of Pulau Kendi.
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PENANG ISLAND'S SCENIC southern coast is an area of outstanding beauty, known for its rich fishery. The shallow seabed here is flanked by two satellite islands, Pulau Rimau to the east and Pulau Kendi to the west, that keep a watchful guard over the watery expanse.Lying barely a half nautical mile off Penang's southern tip, Pulau Rimau is home to a century-old lighthouse, while the thickly forested Pulau Kendi, located about two nautical miles away is less explored, and is...

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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.