Latin America Road Trip

By: Jazmin Berres

Starting Point: Havana, Cuba

Absolute Location: 23.1333° N, 82.3833° W

Relative Location: Matanzas, Pinar del Rio

Physical Feature: Playas del Este, Cayo Coco

Human Feature: Castillo San Salvador de la Punta, Morro Castle

Modification: The Cuban government has formed several agencies to protect the environment. Among them are the National Parks Service, the National Commission of Environmental Protection and Rational Use of Natural Resources.

Havana, Cuba

Accommodation: Building hotels for travelers.

Depend On The Gov: Communist state.

Movement: Cuban Cigars, Classic cars

Trait Of Culture: Afro-Cuban religion, churro's are served in Cuba, people in Cuba speak spanish, Croquettes Malanga

Stop 1- Kingston, Jamaica

Absolute Location: 17.9833° n 76.8000° w

Relative Location: Portmore, Port Antonio

Physical Feature: Blue Mountains, John Crow Mountains

Human Features: Rose Hall Great House, Bob Marley Museum

Modification: Blue Mountains and John Crow Mountains National Park

Accommodation: Building hotels

Depend On The Gov: Prime minister Portia Simpson-Miller

Movement: Reggae music, bus

Trait Of Culture: Reggae music, they are mostly Christians, they speak Spanish, African, English, Tamarind

Stop 2- Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Absolute Location: 14.0833° n 87.2167° w

Relative Location: Nicaragua, El Salvador

Physical Feature: Pulhapanzak waterfall, Lake Yojoa

Human Location: The Peak, Historical Museum of the Republic

Modification: La Tigra National Park

Accommodation: Hotels, and restaurants

Depend On The Gov: democratic republic

Movement: banana concession, bikes

Trait Of Culture: Roman Catholic, Spanish, mayan culture, Chupe de Camarones

Stop 3- Nassau, The Bahamas

Absolute Location: 25.0600° n 77.3450° w

Relative Location: New Providence, Andros Island

Physical Feature: Pig Island, Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island

Human Location: Parliament Square, Christ Church Cathedral

Modification: White Sand Ridge

Accommodation: Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island

Depend On The Gov: Prime Minister Perry Gladstone Christie

Movement: Democratic Movement, Ships

Trait Of Culture: Island of Song, Most are devout Christians, Dances, Conch Fritters