Walk: The Buckingham Canal – Aug. 12, 2018

Researcher-historian D. Hemchandra Rao who has been studying the Canal for over five years will lead the group around Basin Bridge in North Chennai, where this landmark Canal project was started and was later, a very busy hub of water transport.
The tour has stops at the Central Station zone and Madras University, besides walking in the Basin Bridge area, to give you a closer look at key functions of this Canal in years gone by.
Date; Aug.12, Sunday. 7 am onwards. 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: Outside gate of Mylapore Club, Luz. 7 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.
Note: Places we explore are dirty and very busy zones. Suggest you bring drinking water, light snacks. Van tour ends near Madras University campus / Marina zone.