One of the charms of Penang used to be the hawker stalls along Gurney Drive. Crowds still throng the sea-front to savour Penang’s street food. But I doubt they go there for the “invigorating” sea breeze now!
Whatever happened to the Gurney Drive of yesteryear? It wasn’t always like this, if you are old enough to remember…
What has turned it into a swamp? The prime suspect is the land reclamation work in nearby Tanjung Tokong.
As citizen journalist Lilian suggests in the video, we don’t need this kind of “development”.