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PhotoWalk #128: Saidai Market

October 4, 2018

Let’s train the cameras at the Saidapet market and the streets leading. Saidapet Arch, The Bridge, Market Road.

Date & Time: 7th October’18 & 6am

Route: http://goo.gl/HdD4VE

Starting Point: Saidapet Metro Entry.

Walk led by Mukesh. (9176375757)

Please look for parking in the Metro Station itself.

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Tracing “Oorvasi” RetroWalk #54

September 20, 2018

Tracing “Oorvasi Oorvasi” RetroWalk #54

Lets explore the Anna Salai aka Mount Road and see if Prabhu Deva is dancing on a MTC (or Pallavan) Bus.

Starting Point: Bus Stop at Vivanta by Taj, Binny Road.

Route: https://goo.gl/maps/yh3J7vyKoY22

Date & Time: 23rd September 2018 & 6:00 am

Walk led by Kumaravel (8939572638)

Look for parking in the Dams road lane by the cooum.

PhotoWalk #127: Walk around Kuyavar Pettai 

September 5, 2018

Let’s walk around the KOSAPET area and welcome the Vinayaka Idols that are in the making.

Date: 09th September 2018
Time : 6:15 Am

Starting Point: Easur Satchidhaanandhar Samadhi Temple (https://goo.gl/eRinWf)
Walk Route:   https://goo.gl/maps/5uEDW2tpFVu

Note :

1. Find your own parking spaces near the starting point.
2. No need for Registrations, just land up at the starting Point at the mentioned date/time.
3. Call in case of any difficulty in locating the group…Aswin @ 9710060463 or Ritesh @9741258113

PhotoWalk #126 – Urban Oasis

July 11, 2018

Ranga Garden and all the thottam’s nearby, this place is the Greeeeen Thumb in the city.

Jasmines, Lady’s finger, Chillies, Greens and more cash crops are grown at this “Thottam” near Cowl Bazaar.

To top it, spot the flights taking off or landing in this background.

Date, Day, Time: 15th July’18, Sunday, 615 am.

Starting Point: https://goo.gl/maps/2mvkKNPXtEN2

Walk Leader: Balaji (9962515330).

Points to be noted:
1) Please use google maps to locate the starting point, as the Walk Leader might not be able to help you in directions to a large extent in such a location.
2) Ask for the “entrance of the thottam” for directions, after you reach Anna Street or neighbourhood.
3) Carry some cloth bag with you, if there are any vegetables that you may want to buy that day from the farm directly, if its available.
4) Cars can’t go beyond the mud track, so more walk.

RetroWalk #48: Brahmapuri

July 6, 2018

Ayanavaram, Ayanpuram is the original name. Ayan means Brahma. When Lord Muruga admonished Brahma and took over the creation, it is believed that Brahma prayed to Lord Shiva and got his job back. It is believed that Lord Brahma worshipped Lord Shiva here. It is in recognition of that Ayanpuram is named. (It was also called Brahmapuri)

Date : 8July’18, Sunday.
Time : 630 am
Route : goo.gl/maps/H04WN
Starting Point : Near Ayanavaram Bus Stand

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.

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