Almora Nanda Devi Peepal

At a temple on ridgetop Almora dedicated to the sacred mountain of Nanda Devi, a peepal tree guards the beautiful stonework heritage buildings

Almora Pricky Pear Cactus Giant

All cacti are from the New World of North and South America, and one individual Opuntia is very happy to be growing in the pine forests near Almora

Brighton Tasmanian Blue Gum

A large Tasmanian Blue Gum- one of the largest species of flowering plant in the world- is growing at an estate on the edges of Almora in the Kumaon Himalaya.

Almora Ridge Toon

Midway along the snaking ridge-town of Almora in the Kumaon Himalaya, a spectacular Toon tree overlooks the crowded pedestrian bazaar.