Darjeeling Backpacker’s Cryptomeria

As the backpackers in Darjeeling head up the hill to the inexpensive hotel district, they encounter this Japanese Redwood that has had all of its branches cut off.

Chandrashila Cryptomerias

A small plantation of Japanese Cryptomeria redwoods can be found on the slopes of Tungnath in the Garwhal Himalaya.

Raj Japanese Redwood

The most spectacularly complex Cryptomeria tree at the Darjeeling Raj Bhavan is visible through the fence as one walks along the Mall