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  1. Are you tired and need a rest? Do you want to have fun and learn at the same time?  Do you want to learn about the culture of four distinct countries? WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?  > 12 Days for only $1439.00 Take a trip to Central and South America. See the beauty of Yucatan, the waters of Belize, the Venezuelan Culture and dance the Brazilian Samba. Learn about the world famous dance, the Samba. How has this dance influenced this country? Discover Latin America BRAZIL What ethnic groups live in Belize and how tolerant are they among each other? How did such different groups of people end up in this country? BELIZE What important contributions are the Mayan people known for? YUCATAN VENEZUELA Koox Tun Tours Mariela Guido Rosy Quesada Karina Guido Alejandra Madrigal Rosa Campos Maria Magana How has modern art influenced the country? How are Venezuelan Missions different than Californian Missions? Home Page YucatanBelizeBrazilVenezuelaToolsStandardsResourcesThoughtsBye

  2. Venezuela Visit Caracas Venezuela. You will enjoy a ride on a cable car while you appreciate the beautiful view and the nice and cool weather. . Enjoy the beauties of Venezuela. A country located at North of South America. Its beaches, mountains, plains and nature would make a pleasant vacation. Learn about its history and geography. Taste Venezuelan’s traditional plates. You will be delighted with foods like arepa, halaca, aji, casabe, and many more. Caracas is also known as a cultural center where you can learn about the modern art in Caracas Museum of Modern Art . Discoverthe Gran Sabana, a place with plenty rivers and waterfalls for your eyes to enjoy. Compare California Misssions with Venezuela’s Mission such the Kavanayen and Santa Elena De Uairen Home Page YucatanBelizeBrazilVenezuelaToolsStandardsResourcesThoughtsBye

  3. Yucatan Come visit Merida located in the Yucatan Peninsula, where you will find a wonderful mixture of colonial city and cosmopolitan destination Enjoy the beautiful performances by the people of Yucatan. Let them serenade you with their beautiful Jarana music. Learn the traditional dance of the Jarana while you have fun. Come and see the various museums of Merida. For example, the Museum of Popular Art where examples of Yucatecan art are exhibited. Spend your time discovering and exploring the Tulum, Mayan archaeological walled city located right in front of the Caribbean Sea . Discover the delicious food and the amazing adventures around the Yucatan Peninsula Home Page YucatanBelizeBrazilVenezuelaToolsStandardsResourcesThoughtsBye

  4. Belize Discover the approximately 200,000 people in Belize which consist of Creole, Garifuna, Mestizo, Spanish, Maya, English, Mennonite, Lebanese, Chinese, and East Indian. Learn about the Maya Civilization and their traditions Belize is a peaceful English-speaking neighbor located between Mexico and Guatemala. . Belize is the choice destination for your fun-filled vacation. Choose among the following: Canoeing Kayaking Diving Scuba / Snorkeling Caving Windsurfing Visit the Lamanai Museum and Stay in one of the cabanas in Lamanai and discover the world of archeology. Home Page YucatanBelizeBrazilVenezuelaToolsStandardsResourcesThoughtsBye

  5. Brazil Visit the world's fifth largest nation in the world. Come see Brazil’s gem, Rio de Janeiro. Discover the beauty and magic of the Brazilian culture. See the enormous Cristo Redentor. Relax in the the 340-acre garden, one of Rio's most striking natural attractions containing more than 5,000 species of tropical and subtropical plants and trees. See the Jardin Botanico. Enjoy the beautiful city of Pão d'Açucar. Enjoy the rhythmic samba dancers perform. Home Page YucatanBelizeBrazilVenezuelaToolsStandardsResourcesThoughtsBye Discover the beauty and magic of the Brazilian culture. See the enormous Cristo Redentor.

  6. Koox Tun Tours Tools Travel Budge Keep a track of your very own budget. Time Ticker Find out what time it is in any country of the world. Calculate and Compare Currencies Know how much money you need for the countries you are visiting. You will be staying at: The Radisson in Belize City The Hacienda Santa Rosa in Merida, Yucatan The Gran Melia Hotel in Caracas, Venezuela Le Meridian Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Mariela Guido Rosy Quesada Alejandra Madrigal Karina Guido Rosa Campos Maria Maga Thank You for visiting. Home Page YucatanBelizeBrazilVenezuelaToolsStandardsResourcesThoughtsBye Koox Tun Tours

  7. Something to Think About • If you had to persuade someone to visit one of these four countries, what would you tell them? • How did you feel having the opportunity to experience four different cultures? • What were some of the challenges you had when visiting any of the countries? • If you were allowed to visit only one of the four countries which one would you choose? Why? • What facts did you find interesting in these countries that you didn’t know? • How do the culture of Brazil's, Belize's, Yucatan's and Venezuela's differ from yours? Home Page YucatanBelizeBrazilVenezuelaToolsStandardsResourcesThoughtsBye

  8. California Standards Social Studies 10.Students analyze instance of nation-building in the contemporary world in at least two of the following regions or countries: the Middle East, Africa, Mexico, and other parts of Latin America, and China. 3. Describe the recent history of the regions, including political divisions and systems, key leaders, religious issues, natural features, resources, and population patterns. Language Arts 2.0 Reading Comprehension (Focus on Informational Materials) 2.1 Analyze the structure and format of functional workplace documents including graphics and headers, and explain how authors use the features to achieve their purposes. 2.6 Demonstrate use of sophisticated learning tools by following technical directions (e.g., those found with graphic calculators and specialized software programs and in access guides to World Wide Web sites on the Internet). Earth Science .Climate is the long term average of region’s weather and depends on many factors. 6b. Effects on climate of latitude, elevation, topography, as well as proximity to large bodies of water and cold or warm ocean currents. 6c. How the Earth’s climate has changed over time, corresponding to changes in the Earth’s geography, atmospheric composition and/or other factors. Mathematics Students use strategies, skills, and concepts in finding solutions: 2.1 Use estimation to verify the reasonableness of calculated results. 2.8 Make precise calculations and check the validity of the results from the context of the problem. Home Page YucatanBelizeBrazilVenezuelaToolsStandardsResourcesThoughtsBye

  9. (California Standards Cont.) NETS 2. Students practice responsible use of technology systems, information, and software. 4. Technology communications tools Students use a variety of media and formats to communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences. .Students use technology tools to process data and report results. Visual Arts 3.0 Understanding the Historical contributions and cultural dimensions of the visual arts. 3.1 Identify similarities and differences in the purposes of art created in selection cultures. Theatre 1.0 Students observe their environment sand respond, using the elements of theatre. They also observe formal and informal works of theatre, film/video, and electronic media and respond, using the vocabulary of theatre. Music Listen to, Analyze, and Describe Music 1.6 Analyze the use of form in a varied repertoire of music representing diverse genres, styles and cultures. Home Page YucatanBelizeBrazilVenezuelaToolsStandardsResourcesThoughtsBye

  10. RESOURCES YUCATAN http://www.maps_of_mexico.com/Progreso_mexico_Galleryi.shtml http://www.travel_yucatan.com/rivieracaribeamaya/index.html http://wwww.aerosaab.com/tour_chichen.html http://www.cancuntravel.com/xcaret.asp VENEZUELA http://www.venezuelatuya.com http://www.venezuelatuya.com/historia/index.htm http://www.think-venezuela.net/english/w_general.htm http://www.venezuelatuaya.com/caracas/eng.htm BRAZIL http://gosouthamerica.about.com/cs/brazil/ http://www.brazilkids.org/inicial_engl.html http://www.brazilkids.org/inicial_engl.html http://www.come-to-brazil.com/brasil/brasilia/fr-hotels.html http://www.virtualtourist.com/m/51079/6664 http://www.avatar-brazil.com/brazil_land.htm BELIZE http://www.travelbelize.com http://www.belizenorth.com/allabout.htm Home Page YucatanBelizeBrazilVenezuelaToolsStandardsResourcesThoughtsBye

  11. For Travel with usKoox Tun Tours Home Page YucatanBelizeBrazilVenezuelaToolsStandardsResourcesThoughtsBye