Month: March 2012

Penang Isle: Carnarvon Street

Carnarvon Street was found to have been created in 1860’s, and was named after the 4th Earl of Carnarvon, Henry Howard Molyneux Herbert (1831-1890), who was the British Secretary of State for the Colonies.


Penang Isle: A Stroll at the Hilltop Dam

Located at an approximate 700 feet above the sea level at the hills, Ayer Itam Dam is the first dam to be built on Penang island. The dam can be reached via the same route to Kek Lok Si Temple. Additional gallery of the dam here; Penang Isle: Ayer Itam Dam

Penang Isle: Titi Kerawang Waterfall

Located along the stretch of Teluk Bahang road, the Titi Kerawang Waterfall is another popular place for both locals and tourists looking for an escape from city life. Fruits stalls are also set up along the sides of the narrow road nearby the the waterfall area. Surrounded by the rainforest and green lush nature, the waterfall can be reached by taking an approximate 100 meters walk from the main road. One can also notices pipe running along the path to the waterfall area and it was said that due to the increasing island population, the Penang Water Supply Corporation has to tap some of the water from the area.

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