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375th Birthday & Retrowalk #17

April 22, 2015

FORT ST GEORGE HERITAGE WALKS – APRIL 26, Sunday. 7 am. One Walk in Tamil, one Walk in English. Open to all and free. 2 hrs long.
Please assemble at parking lot op. main gate of Fort. This event is to mark 375 years of the Fort as on April 23.
Please spread the word around. Its hot; so bring drinking water, wear a cap. No regn. reqd.

Walk Lead by Mr Vincent D Souza

NOTE : 1) Pls assemble at Parking Lot Opp Main Gate of Fort at 645 am SHARP 2) Pls carry any ID Card with you (Driving License or PAN or College ID or similar) as a precaution 3) No waiting for latecomers 4) Stay with the Group and the Walk Leader and don’t stray inside the Campus as its a Restricted area and Prior Permissions are taken.

87th Photowalk – Little Mount

April 8, 2015

Starting Point : St Thomas Community Hall
Ending Point : Saidapet Court

Route :
We would be starting from St Thomas community hall, climbing up the little mount church and coming down
through the main entrance.
We would reach LDG Road via LDG Lane, We would then take LDG Connecting Road, to reach West Mada
Street in Sri Nagar Colony where we would be visiting a small Vinayakar temple.
The walk would end at a small Nair Coffee shop, right behind Saidapet Court.

Map : https://goo.gl/maps/IWgmr
Time : 630am
Date : Sunday, 12th April 2015

Walk Lead by : Balaji (9962515330) & Aswin (9710060463)

Parking : We would request all to park your vehicles along the LDG Road.

Retro – Walk #16 – Father Vengeeswarar to Son Palani Andavar

March 17, 2015
We’ll start the walk with music in ears at Lakshman Shruthi and cross the 1000+ years temple of Vengeeswarar and reach his son Palani Andavar. On the way glimpse the area which is also famous for its Movies that are made in Tamil, the markets.

Starting Point : Lakshman Shruti Musicals @ 100 feet Road / Inner Ring Road / Jawaharlal Nehru Salai (all are same)

Time : 630am sharp.

Route : https://goo.gl/maps/Bbgl5

Date : 22nd March 2015, Sunday.

Walk Lead by : Balaji (9962515330) & Aswin (9710060463)

(Pls locate your parking spaces by coming earlier, as the metro work happens in the same road and finding parking will be tough)

86th Photowalk : Eldams Road

March 5, 2015
A photowalk along the historic Eldams road on a Beautiful Sunday Morning .
Eldams Road road was initially called Yeldham’s Road. Yeldham, was a merchant of the East India Company  who went on to become the mayor of Madras in 1801 (he happened to be the last mayor appointed during the Company rule). By the time he died, in 1820, at the age of 68, Yeldham hadbuilt a palatial house in Teynampet, and the road leading from his house to Mount Road was subsequently named as Yeldham’s Road.
Starting point : Eldams Road junction
Time : 6.30 AM
Sunday : 8th March’15.
Walk route is as below .
https://goo.gl/maps/ZB2In
Walk Leader : Hari  (9962929206)

85th Photowalk : Lanes of CBD

February 11, 2015

We’ll cross the lanes of Aziz Mulk Street, Check the New Street Art at Model School Road, Anjuman Mosque and then move to the avenues of Khader Nawaz Khan road and check the City’s only Luxury Mall, Fashion Street.

Route : https://goo.gl/maps/Jy8RW

Date : 15Feb’15, Sunday

Time : 630 am (upto 845-9 am)

Starting Point : Near the Subway at Annamalai & Model School Road Junction (near erstwhile HP Petrol Bunk & Bajaj / KTM Showroom)

Note :
No need for any registration, pls land up at the starting point at 630am on the given day
Car / Two wheeler parking will be an issue, so come earlier and find parking in the lanes inside.

New Town : Retro-walk #15

January 23, 2015

The Neighbourhood that came into existence, thanks to The World Trade Fair held in 1968. Named after the CM Mr Annadurai C N.

Starting Point : In front of WITCO, Round Tana. @ 430 pm

We walk along :-

1) The Huge Statue that plays the Tabla
2) Wall Mural on Revolution
3) Dr Visveswaraya Tower park
4) 138 feet (42 m) tall Annanagar Tower (Sadly, Entry is not allowed to the top of the tower since last 2 years)
5) Anna Nagar Club (Erstwhile Kerala Pavilion in the Fair)
6) Ayyappa Samajam

End : Ashok Pan House / Aavin Parlour

Date : 31st Januay’15, Saturday

Route : https://goo.gl/maps/lsgsK

Note :
1) No need for registrations, Just reach the starting point at the announced time.
2) You can carry your tripods for low light pictures at the Park.
3) Ample Car Parking is there near the Tower Park entrance & the lane near WITCO / Bata / VIP. (Reach early to find a parking)

Coordinated by : Ram (9444062684)

Must-Do in Chennai

January 12, 2015

Yes, the Conde’Nast Traveller has mentioned The Chennai Photowalk as a Must Do in Chennai amongst the Best Walking Tours.

 

Check the Link : http://www.cntraveller.in/story/best-walking-tours-7-indian-cities

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