Latin Road Trip

By: Daniel Eissing

Starting Point - Austin TX

Absolute location: 30.25 N, 97.75 W

Relative location: South part of the country


2 Physical locations: Lake Travis, Republic Square (Park)

2 Human locations: Lake Travis High School, South Congress


Modification to the environment: Built Lake Travis.

Accommodation to the environment: Built A/C for hot summers.

How we depend on the government: Money, and laws.


2 Examples of movement: Live Music, Google Fiber.


Regions:

1. English speaking.

2. Houses are used for shelter and to sleep in.

3. We have guns to protect ourselves.

4. Diverse religion

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Stop 1 - Mexico City, Mexico

Absolute location: 19.4 N 99.1 W

Relative location: Middle East of the country.


2 Physical locations: Islas Revilagigedo (Mountains), Chapultepec.

2 Human locations: Frida Kahlo Museum, National Anthropology Museum.


Modification to the environment: They built boroughs.

Accommodation to the environment: Built houses on the hills in the city and suburbs.

How do people depend on the government: To provide money to survive.


2 Examples of movement: Drug Cartel, Mexican Food


Regions (In order: Language, History, Education, Religion):

1. Spanish-speaking

2. Founded August 15th, 1521

3. Highest literacy rate in the country

4. Mostly Roman Catholicism

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Stop 2 - Bogota, Columbia

Absolute Location: 4.6 N, 74.1 W

Relative Location: In the middle of the country


2 Physical locations: Parque Natural Chicaque, Mount Monserrate

2 Human locations: Gold Museum, Museo Nacional


1 Modification to the environment: Building roads through the city

1 Accommodation to the environment: Making the forests a tourist attraction


2 Examples of movement: Knowledge (many museums), Mining (the main job there).


Regions (In order: Language, History, Education, Creative expression):

1. Spanish Speaking

2. Founded on August 6th, 1538

3. Many educational systems, many museums

4. Lots of art

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Stop 3 - Brasilia, Brazil

Absolute Location: 15.8 S 47.9 W

Relative Location: Middle of the country


2 Physical locations: Salto do Itiquira Waterfall, Chapada Imperial Nature Reserve

2 Human locations: Santaurio Dom Bosco, Catedral Metropolitana


1 Modification to the environment: Building a city

1 Accommodation to the environment: Wearing less clothing because of the heat


2 Examples of movement: Construction and services


Regions (In order: Language, History, Creative Expression, Religion):

1.Portuguese

2. April 21, 1960

3. Carnivals

4. Catholicism

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Final Destination - Buenos Aires, Argentina

Absolute Location: 34.6 S, 58.3 W

Relative Location: South, near the pacific ocean


2 Physical locations: Paseo de Palermo, Lagos de Palermo

2 Human locations: Basillica del Santisimo Sacramento


1 Modification to the environment: Building lakes and rivers to divert ocean water

1 Accommodation to the environment: Accommodating to living near an ocean


2 Examples of movement: Port town, Fish, Produces a lot of meat and grain


Regions (In order: Language, History, Religion, Food and shelter):

1. Spanish

2. 1536

3. Roman Catholicism

4. They eat a lot of fish, meat and grains.