Sathya Sai Neem

A neem tree grows on the main commercial street at Sathya Sai Baba’s Ashram in Puttaparthi

Sathya Sai Tower Coconut

A prominent coconut at the Sathya Sai Baba Ashram, and the site of near panic as my camera had mechanical troubles for the sixth or seventh time on this project

A Neem for Chitambaram

This small neem is growing at the gateway to one of South India’s most important temples at Chitambaram

The Gulmohur at the Tsunami Shelter

After being devastated by the 2004 December tsunami in the Indian Ocean, the former Danish colony of Tranquebar has a multi-purpose building as a sanctuary from tsunamis and other disasters, and there you can find this Madagascaran flowering tree

Tranquebar Ancient Ashok Tree

The oldest and most venerable Ashoka Mast tree encountered on this project is growing in the former Danish colony of Taragumbada

Tsunamika’s Coconut

This coconut grows at a craftwork cooperative in Tranquebar, where you can purchase small dolls named Tsunamika to help support survivors of the devastating 2004 December 26th tsunami.