A Short and Splendid Hike

By Rexy Prakash Chacko

January 2018 PEAKS AND PARKS
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The viewpoint atop Bukit Hijau, facing Air Itam and the towering summit of Penang Hill in the background.
Bukit Hijau is a quick and easy trail for all ages – with spectacular views, to boot!Penang’s hills offer all sorts of challenges for people with varying degrees of fitness. They range from full-day trips which cross the hills, starting from the orchards above Balik Pulau and ending at Penang Hill, to half-hour walks up minor peaks that are no less spectacular.Bukit Hijau Waterfall, which is a short walk away from the trail head of the hike.One such short walk...

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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.