This tree, one of the largest in the entire Spiti Valley, was only quickly photographed from the window of a share-jeep hurtling down the highway
This poplar tree offers some shade to the foreigners queuing to get an Inner-line permit into the restricted mountain border region
A tree spotted on the Brahmaputra sand island of Dibru Saikhowa National Park
At the Tibetan Buddhist Temple at McLeod Ganj, this poplar tree has a yellow prayer ribbon tied on it every Friday since April 1997, to pray for the release of the Panchen Lama, born in 1989 and lost track of in China in 1995
One old and impressive native poplar can be found behind the Institute of Advanced Studies in Shimla, formerly the British Viceregal Lodge
A demon mask accentuates an old and broadly branching tree at the small trinket market at Alchi, Ladakh
An old, twisted willow has been sculpted into weird shapes by villagers repeatedly cutting its upper branches to utilize the scarce wood available in the high desert
A small willow tree is encountered in the spectacular rocky gorge leading to the village of Dar from the Indus river crossing at Nor La.
A poplar tree is passed on the highway-side of the Indus river footbridge at Nor La.
Several branches in this poplar tree are contending to be the topmost