29 posts in Travelogue

Mar 24, 2017 / Travelogue / Eve Rickenbaker

Southern Garden Gates

Group at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens Charleston,

Tour guide and UW Botanic Gardens graduate student, Eve Rickenbaker, recounts the first few days visiting historic gardens in Georgia and South Carolina.

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Oct 31, 2016 / Education, Travelogue, News / Adrianne Kocinski

A garden connoisseur’s tour of Savannah & Charleston

Stroll through 330 years of fascinating history and rich culture, while getting an exclusive peek behind Savannah & Charleston’s garden gates

Behind The Garden Gate—Savannah & Charleston tour
March 19–26, 2017
3 nights in Savannah, 4 nights in Charleston
Experience southern charm and hospitality while exploring secret gardens, elegant homes, magnificent plantations, hidden alleys, and quaint, picturesque cobblestone streets with Eve Rickenbaker of the University of Washington Botanic Gardens and Susan McLeod Epstein of the Preservation Society of Charleston. 

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Aug 19, 2016 / Travelogue / Sarah Reichard

South Africa – Here We Come!

Follow along with UW Botanic Gardens Director Sarah Reichard as she leads a tour through fantastic South Africa.

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Aug 13, 2015 / Travelogue / Sarah Reichard

Travel to South Africa – a Biodiversity Wonderland!

Join UW Botanic Gardens’ Director Sarah Reichard for a plant-lovers dream vacation to South Africa.

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Jan 23, 2015 / Travelogue / Sarah Reichard

Zip-lining through the mist in Costa Rica

UW Botanic Gardens Director Sarah Reichard realizes she just might be a bird person after spending two weeks leading a tour in Costa Rica.

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Jan 16, 2015 / Travelogue / Sarah Reichard

Getting a Glimpse of the Elusive Resplendent Quetzal

After waiting 23 years to get a glimpse of a rare tropical bird UW Botanic Gardens Director Sarah Reichard finally met her quest.

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Jan 12, 2015 / Travelogue / Sarah Reichard

In Pursuit of Costa Rican Birds


Director Sarah Reichard is leading a tour group in Costa Rica. She discovered that swarming army ants provide an easy snack for jungle birds.

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Jan 9, 2015 / Travelogue / Sarah Reichard

Living the Pura Vida in Costa Rica

Director Sarah Reichard is leading a tour group in Costa Rica. In this dispatch she recounts concocting a custom chocolate drink and encounters odoriferous wildlife.

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Jan 7, 2015 / Travelogue / Sarah Reichard

Costa Rica Dispatch

UW Botanic Garden Director Sarah Reichard is leading a tour in Costa Rica and blogging about the flora, fauna and river adventures.

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Jul 28, 2014 / Travelogue / Sarah Reichard

Orchids and Monkeys and Quetzals – OH MY!

UW Botanic Gardens Director, Sarah Reichard, recounts happy days studying in Costa Rica and invites you to join her for a tour in January 2015.

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