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Old 7th November 2009, 22:21   #316
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I am pleasantly surprised to see a Honda Odyssey on the roads of Chennai !
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Old 7th November 2009, 23:46   #317
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You need them to drive on Mount Road during the rush hour . The kamikaze bikers of Madras are a species unique to the city.
These bikers don't understand that they are risking their lives by driving in such a manner, they think cutting across is their birth right. I always maintain the right most lane, this way I ensure that bikes don cut in & they keep honking from behind.

Bangalore does not have such high two-wheeler density when compared to chennai which result in slightly more relaxed ride during the peak hours.
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I have read somewhere that Chennai has the largest two wheeler population among all cities in India. Is this true?
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I read somewhere that 70% of the traffic in Chennai is two-wheeler. can that be true.

Certainly seems like it sometimes, and goes to show why they drive as if the road is theirs: It is!
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nice pictures, but i don't find pictures of bikers driving like mad guys and trying to commit suicide
And there are no pics of the SX4 as well, the white one I mean.

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Long time ago, I used to regularly visit Burma Bazar for shopping. Is it still there???
Only the Burmese are not there anymore. They have left for cooler places elsewhere.

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I read somewhere that 70% of the traffic in Chennai is two-wheeler. can that be true.

Certainly seems like it sometimes, and goes to show why they drive as if the road is theirs: It is!
Could very well be true. Hail motorbikecity !

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Old 9th November 2009, 17:38   #321
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Wow..that was a nice trip to Chennai..thanks for the snaps

It was really disapointing to know that "Woodlands Drive-In" is no more !!! What a place it was to chill out..we used spent oodles of time at that place either munching away delicious Dosa-Sambar, Drinking coffee, or doing nothing but just enjoying our smoke !!!

I wish they revive that place again !
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Wow..that was a nice trip to Chennai..thanks for the snaps

It was really disapointing to know that "Woodlands Drive-In" is no more !!! What a place it was to chill out..we used spent oodles of time at that place either munching away delicious Dosa-Sambar, Drinking coffee, or doing nothing but just enjoying our smoke !!!

I wish they revive that place again !
Well S3va, for all you know drive-in would now be the resting place of our CM once he is dead! When you visit chennai in another (say) 10 years, you can also visit woodlands drive-in.

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Old 29th November 2009, 01:38   #323
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Rainy evening at Anna Salai, Pondy bazaar's stuffed toys,a line of art deco buildings and a whack'd Scorpio. In Chennai.
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Rainy evening at Anna Salai, Pondy bazaar's stuffed toys,a line of art deco buildings and a whack'd Scorpio. In Chennai.
That looks like the Scorpio which was ruined by Kitup design. Here is a pic from their site.

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Old 29th November 2009, 19:18   #325
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That looks like the Scorpio which was ruined by Kitup design. Here is a pic from their site.

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'Ruined' is the diplomatic version.

The lighthouse has got a new coat of paint. Looking spiffy to me.
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Old 1st December 2009, 10:21   #326
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Hi friend,
Great pictures.You have whown the all sides of chennai and all the walks of Chennai,Let me get some time to upload my pictures too in you thread.
Thanks.
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Old 9th March 2010, 08:34   #327
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What happened to this great thread? No News?!
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Old 10th March 2010, 02:11   #328
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@navan49

Please do post your pics.

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What happened to this great thread? No News?!
Thanks!. I was intending to update with pics but got busy a bit!.

The new flyover linking to Kotturpuram and Adyar/OMR is swell. What a difference a flyover makes!.There's a pic of a new Hyundai dealership in the most unlikeliest of places and some taken while driving around.
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Sweet update, nick! Please keep posting pics regularly!

I'll try to add a bunch after the summer
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Old 15th March 2010, 12:21   #330
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The new flyover linking to Kotturpuram and Adyar/OMR is swell. What a difference a flyover makes!.
Where is this new flyover ? I know that the present Govt is busy building so many flyovers. But Adyar Madya Kailash region badly needs a flyover. It is a nightmare during the peak office hours.
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