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Bouncing Banyan

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Bodhi Leaf Bouncing Banyan

At Pachmarhi, I came across a dozen kids bouncing on an extremely long branch from this tree. Perhaps 20 meters long, it offered a great bouncing toy for me and several screaming young boys.

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Sunset Semal

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Bodhi Leaf Sunset Semal

During one glorious sunset by the lake in the centre of Panchmarhi Hill Station, I nearly fell off my pushbike when I saw this monstrous semal tree lurking there.

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Mahadeo Mango

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Bodhi Leaf Mahadeo Mango

Near the Mahadeo shrine tucked deep into a sandstone crack in the Satpura Range, this giant mango offers a perch for the monkeys waiting to steal snacks from the pilgrims.

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Chauragarh Trisul

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Bodhi Leaf Chauragarh Trisul

On the summit of the dramatic sandstone peak of Chauragarh, this spindly semal tree is surrounded by countless metal tridents brought up by devotees of Shiva

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