Travel Blogs from Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Hiding Out, Gramado, Brazil travel blog

Hiding Out

A travel blog entry by midlifecrisis

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... are in the area, he is a great host and would appreciate the company. Yesterday, we crossed the border into Brazil and stepped into a different world. The first problem we encountered is that Portuguese sounds nothing like Spanish. We can generally ...

Get Your Glam On, Sao Paolo, Brazil travel blog

Get Your Glam On

A travel blog entry by midlifecrisis

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... hotel access is quite sporadic. We have had much better luck in the remotest towns in Chile than we have had in Sao Paolo or elsewhere in Brazil. In Brazil, there seems to be limited penetration of foreign consumer goods. From my days in business, I ...

São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil travel blog

São Paulo

A travel blog entry by rese_ma

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... was delayed in Madrid and I have known that I only have 2 hours for finding the right plane to Belo Horizonte. I arrived in São Paulo at 7:00 and I was really busy with finding my bag and then to find the right hall and the right check in. And I had ...

Weekly Meeting - And Goodbye, Belo Horizonte, Brazil travel blog

Weekly Meeting - And Goodbye

A travel blog entry by rese_ma

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Goodbye to a travel Friend After my work I met Tijana another trainee from Bosnia of IAESTE. She is working in Ouro Preto as a english teacher. I think it is a difficult job, and she has stupid working times. from lunch time to 9 pm. And we ...

Visiting a very good Friend, Campinas and Sao Paulo, Brazil travel blog

Visiting a very good Friend

A travel blog entry by rese_ma

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... was really a kind of depressed. So a great friend from Campinas told me that I could visit him in Campinas, an one million city near Sao Paulo, for the last three weeks I have in Brasil. Mhmm what to do, if I would imagine that i would ask my family ...

Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil travel blog

Sao Paulo

A travel blog entry by kimandjohn

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Although Sao Paulo isn´t really known for having lots of tourist attractions, it is a large and important city in South America and, arguably, the world (third largest metropolis in the world!?!?!?).  Plus, it was on the way, so we thought we´d ...

Lost in Translation in Sao Paolo, Sao Paolo, Brazil travel blog

Lost in Translation in Sao Paolo

A travel blog entry by panf007

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... to other Latin American countries, simple and relaxed. There is a mix culture of blacks, natives and European descendents here in Brazil which makes its people unique. I found myself on many occasions just stared at them trying to observe their facial ...

BROKEN HEARTS AND DEPORTATION - PART II, Sao Paulo, Brazil travel blog

BROKEN HEARTS AND DEPORTATION - PART II

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... , three months since my last visit to the hundreds of french fry skyscrapers that had been vomited up in creating the megalopolous, Sao Paulo. Three months since some of the happiest days of my life. I called Georgia. She would meet me that ...

Sao Paulo - City of umbrellas, Sao Paulo, Brazil travel blog

Sao Paulo - City of umbrellas

A travel blog entry by ikkeao

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... quarter. Na een busreis van 6,5 uur met een halfuurtje middagpauze en dat al 1,5 uur later van startging komen we toe in Sao Paulo. Elke keer dat we in een nieuwe stad toekomen doen we een blits stadstoerke.  Net voor we vertrekken begint het dus te ...

In and Out, Sao Paulo, Brazil travel blog

In and Out

A travel blog entry by meganfisher

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... a different story as the nightlife is supposed to be second to none, but clearly that is not me. Anyways, most travelers that I meet hate Sao Paulo, but there are some who love it. It was not really a place for me. After bus station number two, I took ...

Sommersprossen züchten, Ubatuba, Brazil travel blog

Sommersprossen züchten

A travel blog entry by lybie

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... lassen. Über mir lässt sich ein Fregattvogel ebenso treiben. Es ist schön hier, keine Frage. Ich verstehe quasi nix vom Sao Paulo Portugiesisch. Bin daher ziemlich aussen vor. Macht aber nix. Finde es schön, meine Gedanken treiben zu lassen- dafür ...

Sao P- When driving into a metropolis take a map, Sao Paulo, Brazil travel blog

Sao P- When driving into a metropolis take a map

A travel blog entry by jenny2802

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... . All night they tried to speak in English for us and made a real effort. Makes me feel lazy not knowing ANY languages. I think Sao Paulo is better at night. The next morning we got up, not feeling all that fresh and slowly got ourselves together to drive ...

Registro- love the Brazillians, Registro, Brazil travel blog

Registro- love the Brazillians

A travel blog entry by jenny2802

The drive to Curitiba took longer than expected so we stopped in this small town. Not much to report here apart from that Will got annoyed when I was sent off to find out the price of a hotel and came back saying it was R$20. After we had got all our ...

Live from the Gay Redlight District in Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil travel blog

Live from the Gay Redlight District in Sao Paulo

A travel blog entry by vincethepince

... that is where our hotel is located and needless to say much time has been spent here in the hotel. We arrived in Sao Paulo last night after a 6 hour bus ride from Curitiba though some very mountainous country side full of jungle and banana farms. The ...

Another long days trukkking towards the coast, Itapeva, Brazil travel blog

Another long days trukkking towards the coast

A travel blog entry by maddieuk

Packed up our camp today and Donna said she saw a Puma around the tents last night! She was petrified, although we wish she had woken us up as would have been great to see it! Maddie had to rope one of the lads in to packing up the tent today as I was ...

Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil travel blog

Sao Paulo

A travel blog entry by lisa_and_paul

... , and a large part of everything daubed with graffiti.  We took a small detour to look at the oldest monument in Sao Paulo which was a lovely old fountain that stank of human excrement and was scrawled all over with spray paint. I really liked the ...

Shake shake shake!, Morro De Sao Paulo, Brazil travel blog

Shake shake shake!

A travel blog entry by kerenk1019

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After our day in Salvador, we hopped on a ferry the next morning headed to Morro De Sao Paulo which is on an island off the coast of Brazil. Being the boat lover that I am, I closed my eyes and waited for the ride to be over already. When we got off the ...

World Cup final at the Jockey Club, Sao Paulo, Brazil travel blog

World Cup final at the Jockey Club

A travel blog entry by eboydee

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World Cup final at the Jockey Club. The game on the big screen followed by live bands and a big party. Do Brazilians look sad they lost the World Cup? ...

Across the great divide, Lethem, Guyana travel blog

Across the great divide

A travel blog entry by olimoss

... roads and we had arrived. We got in a taxi to take us down to the Takatu river which marks the border between Brazil and Guyana. Here a bridge is slowly being built to connect these two countries - the Brazilian side is almost complete but the Guyana ...

Road Trip to Aparecida do Norte, Aparecida, Brazil travel blog

Road Trip to Aparecida do Norte

A travel blog entry by marcelo.heather

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...   is home to and named after the Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida, the patron saint of Brazil, declared so by Pope Pius XI in 1929. It now depends exclusively on tourism generated by the devotees surrounding the statue of the ...

Dernier jour au Brésil.., Sao Paulo, Brazil travel blog

Dernier jour au Brésil..

A travel blog entry by ouestcharly_ams

... pas mal de pluie à 18h direction l'aéroport (40 min de métro et 45min de bus) pour tomar el avion pour La Paz (Bolivie). bon Sao Paulo...c'est pas géniale comme ville... départ prévu 22h, arrivée prévue à la Paz à 1h du matin (2h de moins par ...

Sao Paulo sous la pluie, Sao Paulo, Brazil travel blog

Sao Paulo sous la pluie

A travel blog entry by ouestcharly_ams

apres midi trankil... pas mal de pluie sur Sao Paulo bon on savait pas trop où aller...on  est allé visiter le centre , on nous a dit plaza de Sé...c'était pas génial!! ...

Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil travel blog

Sao Paulo

A travel blog entry by drcajunstyle

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We swapped Trinidade for its antithesis, Sao Paulo. Everything that Trinidade was, Sao Paulo is the complete opposite. Everything is huge, there are skyscrapers everywhere. No beach, no waterfalls, no hammocks and the only jungle I saw was made of ...

Morro de Sao Paulo, Morro de Sao Paulo, Brazil travel blog

Morro de Sao Paulo

A travel blog entry by daryll

... really good atmosphere before most people pile into the one club. Si is sure he has discovered the perfect striking technique required in Brazil - I think you have to be "really aggressive and sleazy" he says, no change from back home then. The last night ...

SAMBA!, Sao Paolo, Brazil travel blog

SAMBA!

A travel blog entry by hilletulp

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... super friendly owner, all the amenities were right next to it, including a street with lively nightlife. But most of all we enjoyed Sao Paolo thanks to our fantastic hosts Renata and Jose! Saturday night they took us to see a samba school. As we will not ...

Ilhabela, Ilhabela, Brazil travel blog

Ilhabela

A travel blog entry by sam_sandro

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... Sandro mentioned, we ventured into Paraguay today to take advantage of their cheap electonrics, and even made it back into Brazil without having to pay taxes on our purchase, thanks to Sandro and his continuously convenient Italian heritage! As I told ...

All things Brazilian, Sao Paulo, Brazil travel blog

All things Brazilian

A travel blog entry by sjaya

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... York City, minus the charm.  We were up there just as dusk was falling, and had a good vantage point to see Sao Paulo's infamous traffic congestion.  Even with a well-serviced subway, the traffic is intolerable.  So much so, that many ...

Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil travel blog

Sao Paulo

A travel blog entry by orlao0

... , which we thought would be a better area of the city, no improvement. We decided to go to the MASP (Muesum of art Sao Paulo), this was interesting, amazing what people call art over here! Then we went to Rua Paulista. This is the business area, a ...

Sao Paulo - City sightseeing, Sao Paulo, Brazil travel blog

Sao Paulo - City sightseeing

A travel blog entry by eboydee

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Sightseeing around Sao Paulo.... The old part of the city is centered around Praca de Sé. Patio do Colégio is where it all began..... from there the city just kept growing. You can see the difference between the architecture in the old part of the ...

Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil travel blog

Sao Paulo

A travel blog entry by karrina

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... floor in the TV room and passed out. Woke up late in the afternoon and rushed out to explore the city. I didnt expext alot from Sao Paulo, so maybe thats why it impressed me so much, but I really like this city!! Its busy, noisy, but still ...

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