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Retro Walk #26 : Bye lanes of IT Corridor

February 9, 2016

Walk by the lanes of the IT Companies, Technical Institutes, Fashion Schools, Health care institutes, Research Libraries.

You cross VHS, Roja Muthiah Library, TIDEL / Ramanujam IT Parks, CPT, NIFT et al.

Also you get to check & click the Contemporary art installations by the road side.

Date & Time : 14th February, 2016 & 630 am.
Day : Sunday
Starting Point : Madhya Kailash Temple Parking in OMR
Route : https://goo.gl/maps/Jw5WTv2Gka72

Walk Lead by : Sundar (99520 92257) & Kumar ( 89395 72638)

Note : 1) Try & park the vehicles in the MRTS Station Opp to Madhya Kailash (Kasturba Nagar Station) 2) No need for registrations

Walk, Golf, Race – Walk #95

January 23, 2016

For a change we walk amongst the green areas. We cross Aquatic Complex, Driving range, Golf Course & Race course.

Date : 26th Jan’16,Tuesday.
Time : 615 am
Route : https://goo.gl/maps/TttDE9rpyfv
Starting point : Side Gate of Park Hyatt in Velachery Main Road.

Note : 1) Try parking your vehicles in the same road that leads to Little Mount (diagonally behind Lemon Tree) 2) No need for registrations just be there at the starting point at 615 am.

Bridge to Nowhere : Walk #94

December 16, 2015

Broken bridge, as the name suggests, is a bridge to nowhere, located in Chennai, South India. During the year 1977, the bridge partly collapsed due to strong currents of the river, and has never been repaired. The bridge spans across the Adyar estuary, bordering the backend of the Theosophical Society. It was built to facilitate the movement of fishermen from Santhome beach to Elliot’s beach over the mouth of the Adyar river. The broken bridge that once helped the fishermen in their livelihood and topped the list of popular shooting locations has now become a bachelor hangout.

The Bridge has become a popular spot to view the sunrise and has been attracting youth. The area is generally considered unsafe after dark due to lack of lighting and road access. However, this place is one of the few places from where the un tampered beauty of Chennai can be relished. (Source : Wikipedia)

The walk details :-

Date : 20Dec’15, Sunday

Time : 630 am Sharp

Duration : 60 to 90 minutes

Meeting Point : In front of Dindigul Thalappakatti Restaurant, Beasant Nagar. (on Google Map : https://goo.gl/maps/vKA2Q9MS8no )

Led by : Kumaravel (Call him @ 8939572638) only if in case you have lost the way :) , else no need for registrations so walk in straight. or Ramaswamy (9444062684)

Deepavali Shopping, Crowd Rush & Retrowalk #25

November 4, 2015

Dear CPW Friends,

We are happy to announce that our Next Photowalk is as mentioned below.

Date – 08.11.2015, Sunday

Starting Point – Near Murugan Idly Shop, Opp Max / Pantaloons Store, North Usman Road, T Nagar.

Time – 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM

We would be walking upon the flyover which connects North & South Usman road starting from GRT to Ranganathan Street, To & Fro.

Covering the entire stretch of shopping place (All the textile shops)

Suggestions : Carry Wide angle lens,Tripods or Monopods for better outcome.

Please carry water bottles along with you.

Regarding the Parking Suggestions for Vehicles – We may park near Somasundaram park near BBQ nation, T-Nagar.

For further details please contact the following coordinates.

Kumaravel P

8939572638

Bhuvnesh

9962228222

Walk #93 – Bodyguard to Lily Pond

October 22, 2015

Get your vehicles blessed by Body Guard Muneeswarar, pay a visit to the departed souls, Check out the current state of Victoria’s (public) Secret, sift through the maze of allikulam market.

Starting Point : Pallavan House, Pallavan Salai (opp Madras Gymkhana Club)
Route : https://goo.gl/maps/BgqkhZeZMw52
Date & Time : 25Oct’15, 630am (Sunday)

Note : 1) No need for registrations 2) Parking might be an issue, so plan ahead and park at one of the Railway stations close-by 3) Call Ram : 9444062684 (if you have lost your way)

Car(e) Free Weekend & Retro Walk #24

October 9, 2015

Yes we’ll not miss the opportunity where many City Bred kids / adults are unaware of playing in the streets, enjoying street life without vehicles and they take to the streets this weekend to discover many games & chill in the streets… at Elliots Beach.

Lets record the 1st such action in the city live … and experience 1st hand if this is going to stay and many more streets in Chennai follow this Bogota example.

Related News : http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/car-free-day-enjoy-a-carfree-elliots-beach-road/article7737597.ece

Meeting Point : Subway / Baskin Robbins, 5th Avenue, Beasant Nagar (Elliots Beach)
On the map : https://goo.gl/maps/rsdFA6dMgAT2

Time : 630 am.

Note : 1) No need for registrations 2) Try and come by public transport or car / bike pooling 3) Parking might be an issue 4) Call Sundar : 9952092257 (if you are lost, though we might not be of help by waiting at the starting point beyond the mentioned time)

Retrowalk #23, Chinna Thari Pettai

September 18, 2015

Are you ready to see Adhipureesswarar & Adhi Kesava Perumal in the same Compound? the Jain Temple? Are you game to Check the Fish Market (closing your nose already?), the Zion Church? the Sandalwood Garland Market (Now open the nose)? to witness and record the MRTS & Metro together? and the May Day Park….

Time : 630 am
Date : 20Sep’15
Route : https://goo.gl/maps/toDIq

Starting Point : In front of the Adhi Kesava Perumal Temple.

Walk lead by Muthusamy Sir

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