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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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The Amazon (Continued)

Photography: Longwood Graduate Students With the bell ringing, we got up at 5:30 am and started an morning exploration of Rio Negro rainforest. The  mysterious journey of the plants and animal kingdom started along the bank of creek.  Although it … Continue reading

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Brazil Blog Day 1 & 2

Early Tuesday January 8, the first year Longwood Graduates and chaperones, David and Lori, kicked off our long awaited trip to Brazil. After meeting at the airport in Miami, we flew, without a hitch, to Manaus, Amazones, Brazil. Continue reading

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Cibodas Botanical Garden and Taman Bunga Nusantara

(written by Wonsoon Park, photographs by Abby Johnson) How nice it has been for us to finally meet the people who we have been longing to meet while preparing for this trip. Eka was the one of those people that … Continue reading

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Mt. Gede-Pangrango National Park

(written by Tom Brightman, photographs by Martin Smit and Tom Brightman) Today was a study in contrasts—between the stark reminders of the burgeoning Indonesian population (now 14 million strong in the Jakarta area), the steep slope deforestation for tea plantations, … Continue reading

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Arrival in Bali

(written by Sara Levin, photographs by Martin Smit) We made it to Bali on Friday evening accompanied by Wendy and Tom who joined us for the second leg of our trip.  Bali is fresh and fragrant with bright flowers found … Continue reading

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Pulau Ubin

(written by Nate Tschaenn, photographs by Abby Johnson) On our last full day in Singapore, we took a trip away from the many tall buildings of mainland Singapore to a smaller, largely uninhabited island on the northeast side of Singapore … Continue reading

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