National Geographic : 1956 Feb
© National Geographic Society 279 Winds Clipped This Gnarled Old Banyan Northeast gales buffet the islands in winter; monsoons sweep them in summer. A few stunted trees grow only in sheltered spots. This ancient specimen, its trunk encased in crumbling cement, stands in the courtyard of a Makung temple. + Baseball cap shields a boy's eyes from the sun. Grand mother prefers Oriental dress.