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Nek Chand’s Rock Garden

January 18 – Chandigarh (written by Aubree Pack, photos by Ashby Leavell) My apologies for blog posts coming through in ‘clunks’. We’ve had extremely limited internet access here in India. And where there is access, it’s been surprisingly expensive. But … Continue reading

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The National Botanic Research Institute

January 17 – Lucknow (written by James Hearsum, photos by Aubree Pack) (The group in front of the institute with the Director and two department heads) Video Link: All Aboard!!!! … the Crazy Train. (Before we talk about how awesome … Continue reading

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The Taj Mahal and Ram Bagh

January 16 – Agra (written by Felicia Yu, photos by James Hearsum) (We make the Taj Mahal look good…) No trip to India would be complete with a visit to the Taj Mahal. And what would a visit to the … Continue reading

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New Delhi ‘Rest’ Day

January 14 – New Delhi (written by Ashby Leavell, video by Raakel Toppila, photos by Aubree Pack) (A common view from our travel van…) (We’re still on the fence as to whether they are crazy-efficient here, or just plain crazy…) … Continue reading

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Lalbagh Botanical Garden

January 13 – Bangalore (written by Felicia Yu, photos by Aubree Pack, video by Raakel Toppila) (As the Conservatory is to Longwood, so the Glass House is to Lalbagh. Over 120 years old, modeled after the Crystal Palace in London, … Continue reading

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Brindavan Garden in Mysore

January 13 – Mysore (written by Ashby Leavell, photos by Raakel, Felicia, and Ashby, video by Raakel Toppila) (The garden is very popular with the locals – they come in by the bus load!) Saying goodbye to the humid tropics, … Continue reading

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The Tropical Botanical Garden and Research Institute

January 11 – Kerala (written by James Hearsum, photos by Aubree Pack) (The garden entrance – where we went through intense security!) The Tropical Botanical Garden and Research Institute outside Trivandrum, Kerala, India, was our first garden destination on the … Continue reading

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International Experience 2011 – a sneek peek

Photo courtesy of Dallas Stribley The countdown is on. The first year fellows and Longwood staff members Matt Taylor and Pandora Young will be departing in January for…the United Arab Emirates, Oman, and India! Planning the trip has been a … Continue reading

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