Roaming amidst the Chapaner ruins – a day full of struggles

Chapaner, Gujarat

I was standing in the aisle of a crowded bus continuously wiping sweat off my face and tracking myself on the google map. A middle aged man taps me from the back and asks “Where are you going?”; “Where are you going?”-  a typical go to questions that we Indians ask to break ice and strike conversation with any stranger we meet while travelling. “Chapaner”, I said. The man grew more curious, “Which village?”. I didn’t have an answer to that. I replied “I am traveling to explore the ruins of Chapaner”. “Khandar !!!”, he replied Read more