23 March 2013

Pearl of The Orient - Balik Pulau


Balik Pulau (literally meaning back of the island) is a town in Penang, Malaysia. It takes about a 75min bus ride to get there from Georgetown. Durians and other kinds of fruits are planted there. The area was affected by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.  – Wikipedia


A typical home in the fishing village at Balik Pulau.


The town centre of Balik Palau with its landmark tower from 100 years ago.


A farmhouse in Balik Pulau. Here, fruit of all sorts are grown and harvested by two brothers.