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Curitiba

We started our day in luxury bus fitted for 60 people and headed to Curitiba Botanical Garden with our guide Fabio. He told us a lot of interesting stories about the history of Curitiba. The name of this city is from … Continue reading

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Rio and Sitio Roberto Burle Marx

Photography by: Longwood Graduate Fellows 9am sharp and we are out the door with our guide Gerardo. Our destination today is the Sitio Roberto Burle Marx, but first Gerardo is taking us on a whirlwind tour of the city of … Continue reading

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Rio Botanical Garden

Photography by: Longwood Graduate Fellows Welcomed by the ‘tropical water’, we landed in state capitol Rio de Jeneiro, the third stop of our entire journey. After breakfast at the hotel, the first year fellows headed to the Rio de Janeiro … Continue reading

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First year Fellows visit Chanticleer

(written by Laurie Metzger, photographs by Chunying Ling) It was a sunny, sometimes cloudy– typically capricious Autumn day in Eastern PA when we made a visit to Chanticleer. A seeming anomaly in a region dominated by DuPont estates turned public … Continue reading

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Mt. Cuba Center

August 17, 2012 – Mt. Cuba Center, Hockessin, DE (written by Lindsey K. Kerr, photographs by Chunying Ling) Bright and early, the First Year Fellows and Dr. Lyons left Townsend Hall for Mt. Cuba Center in Hockessin, Delaware. Mt. Cuba … Continue reading

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Hagley Museum and Library

August 10, 2012 – Hagley Museum and Library, DE (written by Laurie Metzger, photographs by Lindsey K. Kerr) It was a rainy morning as we prepared to visit the Hagley Museum and Library. Being a 253 acre museum, with extensive … Continue reading

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Nemours Mansion and Garden

July 27, 2012 – Nemours Mansion and Garden, DE (written by Joshua Darfler, photographs by Laurie Metzger) Nemours Mansion and Garden was the second stop of this summer’s du Pont family garden tour. Originally the home of Alfred I. du … Continue reading

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Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

July 20, 2012 – Winterthur, DE (written by Chunying Ling, photographs by Josh Darfler) Breathing with the fresh air after early morning rain, the Longwood Graduate Program first-year Fellows, with their Director, headed to another garden of the duPont family—Winterthur. … Continue reading

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