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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.

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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)

PhotoWalk #118 – Royapettah

January 16, 2018
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Travel across Royapettah.

Start from Gaudiya Mutt to Kolaikaranpettai to Pilot Theatre (or what’s left) and the Furniture market to Swagath Hotel to ADMK HQ to Hemamalini Hall.

Route : https://goo.gl/maps/ZYPKhnrYSUo
Date : 21st Jan’18
Start Time : 6:315am
Starting Point : Near Gaudiya Mutt

Walk leader: Ritesh (9741258113)

Mylai Festival, RetroWalk #47

January 4, 2018
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Chennai PhotoWalk has joined hands with PSM for the PhotoWalk this month, at the Mylapore Festival on the evening of Jan 7, 2018, Sunday.. Details of the same is given below :

Sunday Jan 07, 2018: 3.00 pm

Assembly area – In front of Radha Silks on East Mada Street

3.30 – 4.30 pm: Kolam Competition at North Mada Street
5.00 – 9.00 pm: Music Concerts, Dance program around the Temple

Group Leader and Contact Person: Mr Sunil Singh 9791716953

PhotoWalk #117, Walk by the lake.

December 14, 2017

Perungudi Lake (Tamil: பெருங்குடி ஏரி) is a 50-acre water body located near Chennai’s IT corridor, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, India. It is one of the few protected lakes of Chennai, fully fenced with compound wall and pathways laid on its east and south side for walkers.
Excess rain later flows into the lake through storm water channels from the nearby residential areas. Perungudi lake is connected with Pallikaranai wetland through marsh lands spreading across Perungudi/Velachery/Pallikaranai.

This lake reached its full capacity during the cloudburst that hit Chennai in December 2015. The beauty of the lake caught the attention of its nearby residents and motivated them to start a people’s forum to protect the lake from pollution, abuse, encroachments, sewage water letdown, defecation, and water theft by registering the Perungudi Lake Area Neighbourhood Environment Transformation (PLANET). PLANET is a registered body of all resident associations around Perungudi lake. PLANET celebrated Perugundi Lake Festival (PLF) 2016 & 2017 with several art and cultural programs with a perspective of promoting waterbodies. PLANET planted several tree saplings in and around the lake and regularly monitoring its growth. TN PWD supports the activities by the PLANET.

Source: Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perungudi_Lake)

Route: https://goo.gl/esakNG

Walk led by Sundar (Ph: 9952092257)

Date: 17th Dec’17, 615 am

RetroWalk#46: West Mambalam

November 28, 2017

Walk the Duraisamy subway, Venkateswara boli stall, Ayodhya mandapam, Lake view road and other interesting landmarks of West Mambalam.

Starting Point: Nalli 100.
Date: 3rd Dec’17, Sunday
Time: 615 am
Route: https://goo.gl/maps/TBZvG2EBtym

Walk lead by Ramesh K (8838008185)

Please note: Parking to be found under the T Nagar Bridge.