Xochimilco

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Amazing Race Round 2 Parker Barrow Orange Team

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  •     The Story of Xochimilco      Parker Barrow Orange Team
  • This is the story of my life in a city called Xochimilco 
  • Floating Gardens 
  • What are the  Floating Gardens of Xochimilco really made for?
  • Well   they are an artificial islands built    on a freshwater  lakes for agricultural purposes. They also provide  virtual  food for people   even during the annual    Mongal
  • Indeed    I do Veronica a urban sprawl is caused by the need to accommodate a rising urban population. Urban sprawl means a rapid expansion  of geographic extent of cities and towns.
  • Urban Sprawl
  • In geography today my teacher said that we needed to know what a urban sprawl is. Do you have any clue what that  is Mr.Beau?
  • Xochimilco is one of the  sixteen mayoratiles or boroughs with Mexico City.  Xochimilco is the only city that features floating gardens and Trajinera rides
  • The Island of The Dolls
  • This..is...the sacreate... Island of The  Dolls!   Dedicated too me the poor girl who meet her fate to soon.  Also The Island of The Dolls  means  "Isla de las munecas" in spanish.
  • WHAT IN THE WORLD IS THIS PLACE!!!
  • https://www.britannica.com/topic/ Floating-Gardens-of-Xochimilco 
  • Trajinera
  • Britannica.com/place/Xochimilco
  • Conclusion
  • Thank you  Michael for showing me these amazing things in Xochimilco! 
  • I have loved showing all of my favorites things about Xochimilco thank you for sharing  your time with me my dear
  • http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/americas/island-of-the- dolls-mexico-city-isla-de-las-muñecas-xochimilco-canals- trajinera-boat-tour-a8021886.html  Unusualplaces.org/la-isla-de-la-munecas-island-of-the-dolls/
  • So... Jim what is this raft like boat thingy really called and what is its purpose?
  • https://www.britannica.com/technology/trajinera https://www.britannica.com/place/Xochimilco 
  • Well Veronica   this raft thingy is know as a Trajinera or flat bottom  boats,  they are important market gardening and flower production for the  city. Trajinera means to carry goods from one side to another.
  • Now you know that Xochimilco has many wonderful floating gardens and Trajineras. It also has some scary places such as the Island of The Dolls. Xochimilco also has a couple urban sprawls around the cities.
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