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[Chennai Trekking Club] -“Madras Clickers” – Photowalk to Sadras Dutch Fort – Sep 3th, 2017 | Walk no – 32

September 3, 2017 @ 4:00 am - 11:30 am

[Chennai Trekking Club] -“Madras Clickers” – Photowalk to Sadras Dutch Fort – Sep 3th, 2017 | Walk no – 32

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Who Can Join this walk?
Anyone with interest to take photograph and a camera can join this walk. (Camera is a must for joining this walk)

What is this all about?
Modern Sadras was established as part of Dutch Coromandel in the seventeenth century, which was even before center for weaving superfine muslin cloth for export besides Pearl and edible oil.[2] The magnificent Sadras Fort, built for commercial purposes by the Dutch, is a vast compound enclosing a huge granary, stable and structures used to mount elephants; unfortunately only one of these structures survives. The fortress was raided by the British in 1818[3] and came under the control of the British East India Company. It is now maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India in efforts to contain further dilapidation of this great monument. From 2003 major restoration of the damaged fort was carried out leading to may archeological findings.[4] The first battle between British East India Company and the Dutch started here as Battle of Sadras. The fort includes a cemetery with many beautifully decorated graves that date to between 1620 and 1769.

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What is the duration of this photowalk?
We will be assembling at 4:30 a.m. The final itinerary will be shared with the confirmed participants.

What Should we bring?
A Camera (DSLR or Point and shoot)
Wear good walking shoes
Carry a backpack which would fit the 1 litre water bottle and your camera equipments.
Snacks if required.

How much would it cost for the entire walk?
All Expenses (Fuel and breakfast) will be shared among the participants. (approx 400/-)

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How do we reach there?
Car Pooling will be done based on availability of cars.

What else?
Please do not register and drop out at the last minute as you shall hamper the chances of those interested and who could have taken your place instead.

Kindly consider this as a very important step before you register.

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS – 20 (including organisers)

*IMPORTANT* “Participants who engage in irresponsible, disrespectful or unsafe behaviour will be blacklisted from future CTC events”

“Feedback or complaint from any CTC member on the group, event, organizer, safety or accounts can be raised to the core@chennaitrekkers.org

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If you have any trip related queries please mail to organizers alone, mail-id’s are mentioned below, don’t spam the entire group

Allwyn – antonyallwyn@gmail.com
Vignesh – gvn9792@gmail.com
Sekar – immortalsekar@gmail.com


Member guidelines –

Disclaimer –


CTC maintains a Blacklist policy against people who drop out at the last minute without informing the organizers. If someone drops out after all the arrangements (food, transport, etc) have been made, s/he would not only be requested to share the cost of trek including food/transport, etc., regardless whether anyone replaces him/her or not but also blacklisted from participating in such events in the future. Information Selection and confirmation of participants is at the sole discretion of CTC. All confirmed and selected participants will be informed separately. Please contact the organizers for any doubts/details/clarification regarding the trek.

Blood Donation – Chennai Red Knights
1. If you are really committed to donate blood for emergency cases
2. If you have not registered in CTC donor registry before.

Register Here : https://goo.gl/SzJJsJ

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Littering/polluting, smoking, consuming alcohol and anti- social behavior are strictly prohibited during the walk. Plastics, bottles, food packing, etc should not be thrown. * * *
I have read the “Caution” page on the CTC web site – “http://www.chennaitrekkers.org/p/caution.html” and understood that responsible behavior is essential to ensure my safety during the trip *Carefully read the Caution page including Satefy, Club members rules and legal disclaimer links before joining * * * * *
I agree to contribute 100Rs to CTC Fund (CTC is a non profit organization. Expenses are shared equally among all participants. The CTC fund goes towards supporting numerous environmental and social initiatives including Ainthinai (tree plantations/maintenance), Red Knights (blood donation drives), Zero-kuppai segregation initiatives, Cleanup drives, CTC’s Pulicat school/tuition centre & sanitation initiatives, various rehabilitation / reconstruction efforts of orphanages and schools, etc.) *

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September 3, 2017
4:00 am - 11:30 am
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