Diu Fort Bastion Banyan

Within the half-ruined old Portuguese citadel at Diu island are several lonely trees inclding this banyan tree

Girnar Temples Racemosa

One of several goolar trees encountered on the granite slopes of Girnar mountain, all of them marked as shrines and likely tapping a small source of water within the rock

Akal Lower Jurassic Petrified Woods

Under the scorching suns of the western Rajasthan deserts,fragments of petrified wood help one to imagine the forests of India more than 180 million years earlier

Lodurva Kalpataru

A eight-metal sculpture representing the Wish-Fulfilling Tree has been erected in a ancient sandstone Jain temple.

Bishnoi Memorial Khejri

Three hundred and sixty three Bishnoi people sacrificed themselves to the king’s woodcutters to successfully protect this grove of trees, and in the 400 years since their devotion have inspired generations of ardent treehuggers and nature preservationists

The Celestial Tree

A Celestial Wishing Tree can be found– behind a cage- at the Dilwara Jain Temple in Mount Abu, Rajasthan’s craggy holiday town.

Diu Town Beach Gate Hoka

A rare branching African Hoka palm stands guards at one of the gates to the Portuguese Fort of Diu

Diu Rukhda Baobab

A superbly squat, elderly, and elephantine baobab is hidden in the woods near Nagoa beach.