Rudraprayag Giant

In the center of Rudraprayag in the middle elevations of the Himalaya, a large bodhi shelters the main road

FRI Kauri

A visitor from Australia and New Zealand grows at the wonderfully diverse and jungly campus of the Forest Research Institute in Dehra Dun.

Landour High Ridge Peak Cedar

A stroll along the ridge from Landour in the misty green hills edging the Himalaya takes you to this cedar tree festooned with prayer flags

Agora Pine

A dramatic corner on a steep Himalayan trail is accentuated by this precipitous pine.

Freedom Semal

There’s a lovely cafe in Rishikesh, overlooking the Ganga and the Laxman bridge, where you can get avocado guacamole, burritos, and all sorts of backpacker food. This tree is in the entranceway, and the roof is built around it.

Rishikesh Curtain

As you descend towards the Laxman Jhula bridge, you can find this tree spilling over a wall and creating a curtain of roots agains the stone slope.

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