Tag Archives: IE 2013

Farewell Brazil

Photography by: Longwood Graduate Fellows Some how two weeks have already flown by and today is our last day in Brazil. Thankfully, we get the morning off to relax, pack, and prepare ourselves for the journey off. At 2:00pm our … Continue reading

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Iguaçu Falls

After our late arrival in Foz do Iguaçu last night, we indulge by sleeping in until 8am.  After a quick breakfast at the hotel buffet, we are in the van at 8:30 with our local guide, Vera.  Vera is from … Continue reading

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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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A day in Sao Paulo

Photography by: Longwood Graduate Fellows Day two with our guide was a little slow. We started out exploring the natural areas behind the Museum Paulista. They are full of native Brazilian trees and tropical plants along with lots of exercise … Continue reading

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Sao Paulo Botanical Garden

Photography by: Longwood Graduate Fellows We met our tour guide at 9am today and set out for Sao Paulo Botanical Garden to walk around for a couple hours. Lindsey had tried, tried, and tried once again to make contact with … 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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Inhotim

Photography by: Longwood Graduate Fellows Our day began with an early pick up at the hotel by our very personable tour guide Luciana. On the drive to Inhotim she told us about Belo Horizonte’s history and helped us with some … Continue reading

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The Regal Victoria

Photography: Longwood Graduate Fellows The familiar knocking wake-up call came at 5:45am this morning and once again we put on clothes, life-jackets, sunglasses, shoes and promptly hopped in the canoes. This morning we were only going a short distance over to … Continue reading

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Strange things happen in the Amazon

Photography: Longwood Graduate Fellows The sound of knocking on our door wakes us up at 5:30. It’s piranha fishing day and we need to be ready to leave in a few minutes.  In our groggy state, we throw on clothes, … Continue reading

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