<28 May> - The day was mostly spent in travelling with the evening invested in experiments with the chula and different types of woods to determine the characteristics of the woods predominantly used in the area (bawar, kapas, ardusa, neem and peepal) and the differenc...
The day was planned for a field visit to Surendranagar.
The day started at 4:30 AM. We left by bus to Ahmedabad at 6. A train ride to Surendranagar from Ahemdabad. The a bus ride followed to Sayla. We reached Sayla by 1:30 PM. Had lunch and rested till 4PM.
Day 4 was a field visit to Amrapur where we met a number of families and focused mainly on the affinity of people towards their preferred choice of stove (gas based, traditional wood/cow-dung/coal based chula, kerosene stove or induction stove).