Discover Penang's ‘island behind the hills’ in this memoir and guide

This part memoir, part guide is an entertaining and informative book for those who wish to learn something about Balik Pulau and its surrounding areas. Photo: Adrian Cheah

Even with the country in lockdown, Balik Pulau has continued to receive a steady stream of visitors.

Coming in from the long, winding roads that connect the old town with the rest of Penang island, travellers now are not heading for the durian estates or famous laksa stalls.

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