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Greenhills – PhotoWalk #125

June 15, 2018

Pachamalai is a hill behind Tambaram Sanatorium Hospital, Chennai. This hill is known as land of medicinal plants which also serves as a source for chitlapakkam lake. Locals generally frequent this place to enjoy nature, trek, and do yoga and meditation. Visitors generally find it as a great place to Hang out with friends or to visit the hill temple.

We have to climb around 150 steps to reach the hill top where kamanthika devi temple is situated. From here we can enjoy great aerial views of Tambaram, Chrompet, MEPZ, Chitalapakkam lake to name a few.

Apart from a Healthy Trekking and enjoying nature around, we can explore photographic opportunities including Nature, Macro, landscape and Street

Date & Time: 24th June’18, 6 am (yes)

Walk Starting point: https://goo.gl/maps/8DUuQVVDi3r – Foot hill of Pachamalai Near the Vinayagar Temple, which is 400-500 mtrs from Goverment Hospitals of Thoracic Medicines

Walk Leader: Arivannal (9840014409)

No need for registrations. Reach the starting point ON TIME. Parking in this track is possible.

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PhotoWalk #124 : Suburbs of Greater Chennai – Keelakattalai

June 7, 2018

Experience the Dusty roads, New faces, Uzhavar Sandhai & Lake.

Date: 10th June’18, Sunday Time: 615 am

Route : https://goo.gl/maps/iq78eWr7k2G2

Starting Point: Kumaran Cinemas

Walk leader Vivek – 9047629591

Kolavai Lake Walk – PhotoWalk #123

May 18, 2018
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Kolavai Lake

Kolavai Lake is a lake in Kancheepuram district of Tamil Nadu, India. The town of Chengalpattu lies at the southern end of the lake. It is located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) from Chennai, near to Paranur railway station and Chengalpattu Junction railway station. Due to water shortage in summer, Chennai water tankers are forced to collect water from the lake.

Starting Point: https://goo.gl/maps/yZFXsmxFds92
Date: 20th May’18, Sunday, 5:15 am

Program:
Reach by 5:15 am at Pullipakkam Bus Stand. (park nearby) – Please plan 5 min extra for Toll Plaza waiting period.
We need to cross Railway Track and come to Pump House area.
There we can take picture of rising sun and some fish catching activities around.
After this – we will take our cars/bikes and take U-turn from Pullipakkam crossing (which is just 100 meter from bus stand) and come towards Chennai.
Take Right Turn and come to Mahindra City.
We will take pictures of Lake from opposite side of above point.
We will also take group picture here.
After this – If people like – they can take picture of Paranur Lake, which is near to Paranur Station… or temples near by… like Hygrevar temple / Football/ it is outside of Mahindra City limits.

Safety First:
Be very careful on GST road. It is notorious road in terms of number of accidents.
Be very vigilant while crossing Railway Track.
Be careful about snakes – do not panic if some creepy creature has bitten – mostly it is dry bite- they do not want to waste venom on Homo Sapience.

Please send an sms for your participation to Brij Mohan : 80986 95927 before Saturday evening.

PhotoWalk #122: Kilpauk and its Sylvan Surroundings

April 21, 2018

The sylvan avenue trees, the basketball indoor stadium, the Otteri Nala and more.

Date: 22nd April, Sunday
Time: 6 am(YES)

Starting Point: Near The Indian Bank ATM @ TP Chatram Road

Route: https://goo.gl/maps/fodfTjqAzp92

Call me @ 9444062684 if you have lost your way, No registrations needed. Parking in the same road possible.

PhotoWalk #121 – Green Gandhi Nagar

March 16, 2018

The quaint trails of Gandhi Nagar, Adyar River Bank & Bye-Lanes.

Date: 18th March, 2018, Sunday

Time: 615 am

Route: https://goo.gl/maps/1kDh96CJDym

Starting Point: Aavin (Dr Muthulakshmi Park) Park

No need for registrations. Find your own parking space. Reach me (9444062684) if you have lost the way.

PhotoWalk #120: Night walk by the canal

February 17, 2018
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The night walk is back! This time we look for longer streaks of light along the IT corridor! We meet at the road connecting Sholinganallur and ECR and walk up to a near by foot over bridge from where we will click the vehicles moving back and forth. From here we will then walk towards the bridge over buckingham canal from where we have a view of waterfront and moving vehicles. As usual, tripods and wide lenses will be really useful.

Meeting point is at Ajwa cafe next to the toll booth.
AJWA JUICE SHOP
No 198, Near Toll Gate, Dr Kalaignar Karunanidhi Salai, Sholinganallur,, Sholinganallur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600119

Time 1830 hours, 18th Feb’18, Sunday.

https://goo.gl/maps/WpzJgk7FYXF2

Walk led by Bharadwaj 9840084050

PhotoWalk #119: Walk around the pavilion

February 9, 2018
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This walk is photowalking around the mecca of cricket, the MAC Stadium, Victoria Hostel Road, Bells Road and other landmarks enroute.

Date: 11th February, 2018 (Sunday)
Time: 615 am
Starting Point: MJ Gopalan Gate, MA Chidambaram Stadium, Victoria Hostel Road.
Estimated Route: https://goo.gl/maps/KAV9wSzHDmK2

Walk lead by Kumaravel (89395 72638)