Various signs put up at the roadside of Balik Pulau rural area.
Away from the bustling town and rather crowded roads, lies the quiet western region of Penang island – Balik Pulau.
Prince of Wales Island International School located at Balik Pulau, Penang, is an international British boarding style school which opened in September 2011.
For more info, one may visit its official website here: http://www.powiis.edu.my/.
Houses on the hilltop and fruit farms at the slopes are common sights along the Balik Pulau-Teluk Bahang hill route.
One of the ways to experience the nautral landscape of Penang island, is to take a drive ’round the island’ via Teluk Bahang to Balik Pulau route. This route will take you through hill slopes of forest and fruits plantations. It is a refreshing route to show the other side of Penang.
A mural featuring a portrait of an old man (a local silversmith) found at the wall of an old shophouse in the Balik Pulau town. This ‘reverse graffiti’ mural is painted with using just water by Ernest Zacharevic, the artist who started the famous street art in George Town, Penang. This is his contribution to the Urban Xchange conference held last November in Penang.
A portrait of an old Malay style wooden house.