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"Golden, Green & Red Bamboo" Penang Off The Beaten Path Tip by RoyJava

Penang Off The Beaten Path: 145 reviews and 217 photos

by RoyJava

Get up the Penang Hill Railway, Keretapi Bukit, a fascinating little cable train service that lifts you out of the heat and humidity of the coastal plain and up to a fabulous view and cool breezes. And see the largest bamboo ever. Though you can see bamboo everywhere. Did you know bamboo is actually a giant grass?

The bamboo family has over 1400 species, and bamboo plants "run" in a very quick way and can be seen far in the neighbourhood. See the beautiful red and golden bamboo I loved to play with when childhood ...

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  • Updated Jul 16, 2005
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