Travel Blogs from Sao Paulo
Hasta Luego Espanol, Oi Potugese that is right they only speak Portugese in Brazil, very few speak Spanish and even less speak English. So its back to oinking for my dinner again :-) All though I have learned the word for toilet, trust me its not something you want to mime when in a hurry :-) In Sao Paulo there is 26 million people, roughly. Its a …
Only here for 1 night for a connection onto Iguazu falls This is Brazil's largest city. We had a morning stroll to Ibirapuera park which is in the city centre and watched a bit of the marathon that was taking place. We have loved Brazil and now very excited to see Argentina! Next stop ...
Sorry that this entry is so late in coming. It's been an even busier week than usual, and my internet has been spotty.
Unfortunately, the father of Élcio died on Saturday. He was 83 years old, and lived through the Great Depression, a World War, four currencies, multiple dictatorships, and being made a widower twice. As a producer at RCA Victor, he discovered countless artists and met greats like Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso, and Chico ...
... in plastic so it was a little difficult to browse. As we had just arrived and all our rain gear was still in our luggage (in the trunk of the bus) we purchased some plastic ponchos to keep us dry while we walk through the city. They worked well, although it was pretty comical seeing such a large group of plastic coated Americans.
We walked from the Liberdade to the Catedral da Sé da São Paulo, also known as the Metropolitan Cathedral São Paulo. It is ...
... Saturday- February 16
At the hostel we had seen an advertisement for a 4 hour walking tour of Sao Paulo, so after breakfast at the hostel, we headed to Republica Plaza for our tour. Our tour guides name was Ricardo and his English was pretty good. He was also extremely knowledgeable and the type of information he provided was all too reminiscent of the Contiki assignment I just finished. For example, when the buildings were built, damaged, restored, who they were built ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center