Above the Assamese capitol of Guwahati, at the Navagraha Temple of the Nine Planets, overlooking the Brahmaputra River, is a large tamarind tree shading the central shrine
At the old Danish Custom’s House- now a luxury hotel- the Plumeria trees in the garden offered a backdrop to Eclipse-Chasers viewing the annular-ring solar eclipse on 15 January 2010
A big African mahogany grows over the edge of the Solar Kitchen cafe at Auroville, where food is cooked by the magnified rays of the sun.
You can have a yummy thali and coconut juice at this restaurant, shaded by a large mango tree hiding in the fields near Hampi.
This tamarind has a special role in Hyderabad’s history: in 1908, when the River Musi flooded, 150 people clung to its branches for two days and survived. The River is now a “stinking drain.”
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.
At Man Singh Ghat in Varanasi, a vibrant peepal tree stretches up next to the solar observatory on the roof of Man Mandir.
One of the windswept firs on a ridge of Panguchila Peak, with the High Himalaya mountains visible behind.
One of the oldest and largest oak trees left in the forested areas below Sister’s Bazaar, this fern covered giant reminds us of the forest that used to clothe these hills.
A small tree grows between the strange brickword shapes of the Jantar Mantar Solar Observatory in central New Delhi