Travel News 10 - 2000
fellow Brazil travelers,
in the northern hemisphere is fast approaching. Isn't it time
to plan for an escape right now? You know which country we
the heating costs this Winter, the fuel savings alone could
pay for your trip! Visit us at http://www.SouthAmerica.travel/Brazil-Tours
and check out the latest Specials!
new at Universal Understanding:
The download version is
at your fingertips. Now you do not have to be online while
studying the tours to Brazil. We have revised our web-site,
added pictures, maps and better descriptions, gave it a new
name and modified it so that now you can easily have our brochure
downloaded to your computer.
click on the download
link on the home page of http://www.SouthAmerica.travel/Brazil-Tours
...and away you go!
also changed our domain name from our former ".ws" site to
www.SouthAmerica.travel/Brazil-Tours, more closely representing what we stand for:
quality tours to Brazil.
The change was necessary, as even we kept typing ".com" instead
of ".ws" to reach the site...and ending up on an empty site
of a cyber squatter.... You'll find us now at http://www.SouthAmerica.travel/Brazil-Tours
as well as http://UniversalUnderstanding.com
Universal Understanding tours to Brazil now
also available through catalogue based Tour operators.
You would like to bring your own group but would like to deal
through a team that provides traditional support and benefits
for group leaders? Universal Understanding has now teamed
up with Passports
starting next season. And we are in talks with other tour
operators and independent travel agencies so that you can
always go to the people you are familiar with.
we are always working on improving our internet based services,
and can price any independent group of 6 or more. We believe
in the co-exsitence of these two sales channels, because sometimes
it just feels better to talk to someone in person. But don't
forget to check-out our website-only
Your money is secure with Universal Understanding
- Universal Understanding is an accepted verified partner
of Paypal.com, the online payment system. Paypal
automatically guarantees buyers against fraud when buying
from verified sellers like Universal Understanding. Click
on the gold seal at http://www.SouthAmerica.travel/Brazil-Tours
for more details.
is new in Brazil:
The first sea reservation for whales in Brazil was
created in September. From now on fishing along the Coast
of Santa Catarina state is severely restricted. Whales are
coming to this coastal strip from the Antarctica in order
to procreate in the warmer waters. The first camera crew that
was chasing whales with a motor boat has already been stopped
by Brazil's military police; officials from IBAMA (Brazilian
Institute for the protection of the Environment) will also
be on guard. (Journal do Brasil, Sep. 16th, 2000) In the future,
the state of Santa Catarina and we at Universal Understanding
hope to develop a non-disturbing, environmentally correct
way to show these magnificent mammals to the nature-loving
New study results in new construction rules and regulations.
Instead of sanitizing the beaches using chemicals, Rio de
Janeiro now lets the Sun do the job. A new study found that
sunlight is the most effective agent when it comes to killing
germs in the sand. Therefore, has Rio passed legislation that
does not allow new buildings to shade the beach between 7
am in the morning and 5 pm in the evening. The first victims
of this law are new apart-hotels that were supposed to be
built on a former camping site. (Journal do Brasil, Sep. 7th,
to know another mind...