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    Default Poh Choo Kang Trek

    Hello,

    Next Sunday, 4th Nov, we are going on a local day trek.
    http://tpadventure.multiply.com/photos/album/83
    http://tpadventure.multiply.com/photos/album/80

    This is an interesting trail for photographers with abandoned railways and train station, tunnels, graffiti, sunsets and erm... drains, which maybe thru the lens of a good photographer, even drains can look very beautiful...

    So if you are interested to join us for this dirty hike, please take necessary precautions to protect your cameras and other expensive equipments from rain, mud and mosquitoes. Actually, please don't bring too many, we will be doing many climb ups and climb downs, stopping at intervals to rest and eat snacks, take some photos and take a quick nap, so by the time you set up the tripod maybe we are leaving already.

    So, hope see you soon, good to have more photographers in our adventure club!

    And we are also having a Dragonboat Orientation soon: http://tpadventure.multiply.com/calendar/item/10100

    Anyway,

    ------------------------------------------ the details for the trek ------------------------------------------


    Let's go Jalan Jalan Series - Poh Choo Kang Trek
    Poh Kiat (Trek Leader) + Choo Choo Trail + Long Kang Walk

    Tracing the abandoned railway line from Bukit Timah Road, we will be going into forested areas with overgrowth and fallen trees and thru a dark muddy Halloween bats tunnel. Then we will take a break at the railway bridge above Sunei Ulu Pandan, if we are still full of energy, we will continue on to the Long Kang Walk which will lead us back to Bukit Timah Road.

    Take nothing but memories, leave nothing but footprints. Just footprints, not shoe soles, please wear durable shoes which can withstand durable mud.

    Date: 4 Nov 2007, Sunday

    Meet: 3pm @ King's Albert Park, Mac Donald 2nd floor, look for those wearing red t-shirts with the number 13 on them.

    End: 7pm (estimated) along Bukit Timah Road

    Attire: Long pants, covered shoes (with soles strongly attached), long/short sleeve shirt.

    Things to bring: Minimum 1.5 litres of drinking water, motivational snacks, personal first aid kit, raingear, insect repellent, extra clothes & slippers to go home in. Waterproof your belongings!

    People to bring: Whoever you like. Or hate
    This hike is opened to public but it is quite dirty, muddy, difficult and tiring to walk. Bring anyone as long as they don't whine loudly, they can whine and walk at the same time and you can take care of them if they can't take care of themselves. Please don't bring pets and small children or we will eat them as motivational snacks.

    Contact Poh Kiat: if there is anything you want to clarify or you have problems and you have nobody to talk to. Here's his email pocket_tisu@yahoo.com.sg



    This hike is organised by

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    Default Re: Poh Choo Kang Trek

    Don't pray pray come & play lah, our PCK trek


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    Default Re: Poh Choo Kang Trek

    Actually this is more of a nature trek than photography outings, just that many of us like to take photos too (however lousy we are). We have been trying to organise a basic photography workshop for our members, but our only photographer member is too busy to host, so after 2 years it is still KIVing. But we are improving okay! Check out our gallery http://tpadventure.multiply.com/photos

    Adventure, Sports and Nature are v good subjects for photography. Not to mention we also do other stupid and weird stuff that maybe can be catagorised as fetish photography. If any of you are interested to join us for our activities, to practice photo shootings or make find some buddies, please feel free, and actually many of our events are free, like this PCK Trek we are going this Sunday.

    Our club is 100% run by volunteers, fresh faces gives us passion to keep on going! So, see you soon man!


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    After reading your thread, seems like there'll be loads of fun. I am keen to join, but how? Do I have to join as your Club member first? Any age barriers? Will you eat up elderly people like myself as motivational snack too?

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    Default Re: Poh Choo Kang Trek

    Finally someone replied, YES! I mean, NO! We wont eat you and no membership required! Just come at right time right place to look for us, wear proper clothes bring the neccessary (read the details in first post) and dont be late, and remember to bring your camera! There's no age limit for most activities, usually when we trek, the lau kui ones are usually the younger ones. Just keep the children from us, we eat a lot .

    If you want to rsvp or leave your number just in case can't find the Mac Donald, you can email the leader Poh Kiat - pocket_tisu@yahoo.com.sg

    He looked and looks like this http://tpadventure.multiply.com/photos/photo/59/35

    And the red t-shirts look like this http://tpadventure.multiply.com/phot...Pelapah_Panti_ Do you see a little girl in the photos, she, we ate already.
    Last edited by tin797; 29th October 2007 at 05:18 PM.

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    seems like fun! but i've alr got my schedule planned for tat day!
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    Readed the forum on Dragonboat. Kinda interested but abit rush to go and down and register leh. Looks like you all already got one full boat liao.

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    Wah who say! one dragonboat how to compete?? Come register tmw evening lah! We have Brainless Wednesday Night http://tpadventure.multiply.com/journal/item/41
    Good way to make some friends before we tear each others face out to win the dragonboat race! Dont want to go dragonboat also can drop by to play, then in future can go do adventure and take photos together. 100% Free! 100% Brain Free!

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    4th Nov is the Finals of the Singapore Dragon boat race day leh

    Uppzzzzz for your group
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    Aiyo! what luck! So you are going to shoot photos at the competition on the 4th cant come for the trek... alright then... if shooting the dragonboat competition make your heart burn and blood boil, can consider going for our dragonboat orientation, as in come and row (not shoot) the dragonboat.

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    Oh no ! This Sunday I cannot join the trekking liao. Got some urgent matters to attend to...aiyoyo ! Read about your brainless thingy...u ppl are really really so brainless as to think of such games....but I like cos I also got no brain one. Too bad Wednesdays I cannot join. I am keen in the row, row, row your boat competition but still dun have time to go down and register lah !
    Too bad

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    Aiyo dont bang your head! Still have chance one, next month programmes will be out soon, then you can see which one you interested in. you like photography? we are going to have a Indonesia trip photo slideshow on 5th Dec! will post here again after i do a poster. do you still have wednesday lesson then?


    i think the photographer of this photo is called Siew Fong. Better credit here wait she shock who stole her photos. Ermm... just in case... hi Siew Fong, I am Alex's friend Tianyun, in charge of publicising for the slideshow you guys are doing, thanks for the great photos ar!
    Last edited by tin797; 1st November 2007 at 12:42 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tin797 View Post
    Aiyo! what luck! So you are going to shoot photos at the competition on the 4th cant come for the trek... alright then... if shooting the dragonboat competition make your heart burn and blood boil, can consider going for our dragonboat orientation, as in come and row (not shoot) the dragonboat.
    I used to row for SAFRA then AMK CC now in my company team but lazy liao no more competitive... I am also an Ex-co member from NP Adventure club, anyone of you previously from TAS too?
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    Default Re: Poh Choo Kang Trek

    ohhh embarrassed ar, you already row until retired i still ask you to come for orientation... TAS stands for? We have people from SP Adventure club, are you 2 clubs rivals or friends?

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    During my time we do invite each other to our activities, there is no enemy one la we just have fun TAS = The Adventure Seekers
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    Default Re: Poh Choo Kang Trek

    oh *bangs head* TAS! I dont know worz. Would they know you if they are from TAS? What name would they know you by, I'll ask during next gathering. eh, join our multiply group lah, then we can invite you everytime, automatically

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    Default Re: Poh Choo Kang Trek

    Alamak, i posted in the wrong catagory hafen I? This should be under Exhibitions and Events, nevermind... If its slideshow photography sharing, where should i post?

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    Default Re: Poh Choo Kang Trek

    Here's the map for Kings Albert Mac Donald those of you who are coming http://www.streetdirectory.com/asia_...evel=6?275,139

    I very sad, the railways under the tunnel are removed with the mud... construction sites... Choo Choo Trail is disappearing. I think this might be the last time we are going there...



    and i have only went there once for a night trek reccee, so dark couldnt see anything, then now its already half gone...

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    Huh?? Gone soon ?? Can someone give me the location of this place? Must go there this Deepavali to shoot some photos before it's gone forever. Never come across such place before leh !

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    or... after this Sunday's trek, i ask when Poh Kiat is going again, maybe a casual reccee with a few person, then inform you again. The trek is not suitable to go alone at least not for a woman, but go with PK is very safe

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