We all enjoyed a lot yesterday at Pondy. My part of the story was n't big since I myself did not know about my participation in the meet, thanks to my tight work schedule.
Till Saturday night i was not in a position to confirm. I know Mr. RK and Appu are trying to reach in all modes and Mr. dhaya also messaged me couple of times.
I had spoke to Mr. RK and Appu on Friday evening and explained them my situation and even at that time I told to both of them that I might not join for the meet.
But on saturday things got changed and my company announced LAY-OFF for 23rd and 30th. Thanks to the rescission
. So I confirmed to SAI that I will join them but I was dead tired becuase of my work tight work schedule. So instead of driving my spark I decided to join anyone from chennai. Then came to know that Dhaya was already hit the ECR on saturday evening itself. So decided to join Sai and to my luck Sai's friend stays close to my house and Sai had already planed to pick him up. So it was easy for me to join them.
We had planed to start by 6am so that I woke up around 4.45 [my usual time on working days] and was ready by 6.10. But Sai got held up somewhere and we started from my place around 7.30am.
We hit the ECR and Sai and His freind praveen shared the driver seats. We decided to have break fast in A2B at mahabs and completed our BF with great difficulty [not much was available, heavily crowded, low man power for services ].
Reached pondy around 11. Before reaching I spoke to appu, dhaya and surendar. Surendar welcomed us at Pondy univercity and on the go we met Raj and Appu. Raj's uncle Mr. Bala was very helpful in Pondy being a very influencive person in Pondy. He wanted us to go for a boat riding actually in sea. Since most of us were scared [That includes me
] he said we will go on river.
We took boat riding for an hour and visited a great historical place as Raj Mentioned. Mr. Mathi, the boat person really was very friendly and we all never had the fear what we had before stepping to the boat. Thanks to Mr. Mathi. Had a plan to visit the place again with family.
Around 3pm we were back to land and proceeded for lunch at Chillies restaurent. Except Sai we all had nice Non Veg meal and Enjoyed the Chicken a lot. This time I found Surendar will be a great dining companian too for me.
When we finish our lunch Mr. Ilango joined the meet [He had some un expected thing at home so could n't meet us]
By 5.30 we bid good bye to each other and departed from pondy. Surendar and raj left to their homes. Appu and Dinesh [Appus Freind] went for some shopping at pondy. Two cars left to chennai from pondy. Sai's Santro and Dhaya's Jetta.
Around 730 we had a coffee at Mahab's Coffee day. Around 8.30 after dropping Praveen at his house sai and myself proceeded to my house. Sai had a look at my sparky for 10 mints and then I took him to my house for 5 mints and around 8 Sai left to Pondy along with his Cousin.
That is the end of our Pondy meet. Which is really a good one for Raj who was dieing to be part of TAI
meet and Finally we had one on his home town itself.
Here I would like to thank TAI
for being a wonderful ground for meeting with good freinds. and also I would like to thank Mr. Bala, [Raj's uncle] who became a TAI
member for the the meet and also he talks lot of bikes and cars and our members seems to enjoy to have conversation with him.
Some photos from my side.
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