Walk: The Buckingham Canal – Aug. 19, 2018

Historian-philatelist D. Hemchandra Rao repeats this tour of the Canal. The tour takes people to a few points on the Canal that was a key transport channel for the city as Rao presents snappy milestones of this Canal.
The tour has stops at the Central Station zone and Madras University, besides a walkaround the Basin Bridge area, to give you a closer look at key functions of this Canal in years gone by.
Starts at 7.30 a.m. Duration: 2 hours. Tour is by van and on foot.
Fee: Rs.150 ( van fee – to be paid when the tour starts / no cancellation).
Start Point: At the gate of Mylapore Club, Luz. 7.30 a.m.
To register, send a mail to – themadrasday@gmail.com with ‘B. CANAL’ in the subject line – mention name/s and contact ph nos. First-come, first-serve.