Travel Blogs from Sao Paulo
... They both take it in turns having micro sleeps. Between micro sleeps the pair look at each other with fear as they pass through this new city. After an hour in the taxi The pair wonder if driver has any idea where he is going. The driver keeps driving, the motorcycles keep zooming past and the cars keep honking at each other and time keeps ticking by. Ryan checks his watch they have been in ...
... Italia, but it was closed on Sundays. :( A small crafts market nearby was shutting down and we watched a capoeira roda in progress before jumping on the subway to head back to Romulo's place. We made kiwi caipirinhas with sake in them--delicious! Not wanting to waste a good Sunday night, we walked about 15 minutes to a nearby samba school called Vai Vai, one of the best in the city. I didn't understand what a samba school was before this. People take classes here year round in ...
... on going through street after street lined with everything from fancy glass apartment buildings to dilapidated “taken” buildings that are filled with squatters. Many of the ritzier buildings have helipads on top (cars being so inconvenient, and all), and nearly ALL of the buildings have hideous tagging on them, even up on the high floors. They must have some kind of window washer ropes. Most of ...
... of the different families are identical also, it is only the size that differs. When they assemble the different sizes, they start with the cockpit, and then start adding the number of the pieces required for the size of the jet. The bigger the jet, the more pieces are added between the cockpit, and the wing attachment piece, as well between the wings and the tail. The engines are all outsourced from GE, Pratt & Whitney, Rolls Royce, and Honeywell.
One thing I ...
... out sentences in English and whoever you're talking to might just be able to decipher enough keys words to understand what you're talking about and vice versa. We haven't found that to be the case here much. My Portuguese is getting better though...
Summary of Tim's Portuguese:
See below, words and phrases Tim can speak in Portuguese (there aren't many.)