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Old 10th September 2007, 12:56   #106
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@bottle : we will start around 10 from Anna Nagar & come back by 4 or 5 pm. Just a tentative thing.
Car,Bike or JEEP a trip to Pulicat Lake via Kattupalli Island takes the whole day
Start -- 0700hrs
Return --1900hrs (if its an uneventful trip wrt mechanical failures)

Via Tada it will 8-10Hrs outing

Driving up & down will take 4-5 hrs

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Old 10th September 2007, 14:19   #107
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Oh dear!
I can't miss the GP. :(
Can we return early?
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Old 10th September 2007, 15:37   #108
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date -15th or 16th ? ...

nitrous - GP telecast - u can watch the repeat also...
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Old 10th September 2007, 15:42   #109
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15th saturday so i dont mind missing the qualifying :P
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Old 10th September 2007, 15:45   #110
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15th is a saturday! Yay!
Since the meets usually happen on sundays, i assumed so.
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ok..guys..any bangy boys coming? Mclaren..? V1p3r etc..?

The meet sounds exciting..but am not too sure whether i'll be able to make it..got committments..sorry folks..

But plans always change and may surprise you guys..LOL
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I am very eager too. Please don't tell me you got yourself a palio after the ford.
BTW..Nitrous has got a very early edition of the Palio..

And we are all eager to drag with it..will it be roadworthy by then??
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Ill come specially from Bombay if you guys guarantee that Shanthan (of the exotic cars in Chenai fame) is coming too
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Ill come specially from Bombay if you guys guarantee that Shanthan (of the exotic cars in Chenai fame) is coming too
You know what, I too will accompany Gogi for this one
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You know what, I too will accompany Gogi for this one
What??!! Ishan you were not going already? ..No Way...man you're kidding me. You're loosing your touch mate!!
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from someones blog

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For people who plan to follow our trail: Leave early in the morning. It takes around 2 hours to reach Pulicat from Chennai. Following the NH5 up from Koyambedu is an easier (and smoother) way than going via Ennore. The road conditions are terrible, to say the least - if it were not for the awesome suspension of the car, we'd have returned with a bruised back. So either travel by motorcycle, or take an SUV ;D. Recommended for the adventure seeking (or/and the absolutely vela). Finally, if you want to feel like a foreigner in India, just land there in a car do carry a couple of Swadesh songs for true effect.
Vasant's Weblog: The Pirates of Pulicat

can anyone confirm road conditions
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Ill come specially from Bombay if you guys guarantee that Shanthan (of the exotic cars in Chenai fame) is coming too
wel..whats this..need light please??
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guys i gave a detailed report of the route to pulicat i took when i went 2 times earlier in the thread..it doesnt take all day 2hrs drive
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wel..whats this..need light please??
vikram, check out the thread in exotics section by shantan (from chennai or cheeni as he calls our city).
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Have been to Pulicat a few times on some ornithological expiditions. Till Sri-harikota did not take much time. But i dont know how one might get to the island. ex670c's trip is to the eastern part of the lake. Taking NH5 will take you into the northern part of the lake (in andhra). I will need to get back to town by 4ish....
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