Travel Blogs from Sao Paulo
... too much. Praise the lord, Brazil won on spot-kicks and the crowd went wild... check the video!
Andrea had been going on about this restaurant that served excellent Picanha. Picanha is a cut of beef considered the best in Brazil, found at the top of the animal. The way they serve it is raw, sliced very thinly with the fat still on. A griddle is brought to your table with a gas burner underneath and one by one you place the slices on the grill for as long or as short ...
... really neat how the historic center is built in a way that is very pedestrian friendly, with an abundance of plazas and small streets filled with stores and restaurants.
That night we took a red eye bus from the city towards our next destination: Curitiba.
... this progress, and hysterically funny. Once inside, they showed us the chemical and syrup mixing lines (which unfortunately were in the middle of changeover and were not running), as well as some of the Tylenol tablet making and packaging lines, again highly automated. Our guides also gave us a lot of information on how they track quality and performance on their lines, as well as how they handle some of the many challenges they face on a daily basis.
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My first morning in Sao Paulo after a long day of travel, a late bedtime and a 4 hour time change, you would think I would sleep past 7am. I think my need for food got the better of me. Boy was my belly in for a disappointment.
There was a coffee shop recommendation in the room copy of Time Out São Paulo. The location was in as good of a direction of my day’s walk as any.
So I headed out for the day with the city map I got at ...
... where to get the bus back! The park was really pretty and definitely worth a visit if you´re in the area, I could probably have spent longer than we did!
Dotted around Sao Paulo are various rhinos, kind of like the lambananas in Liverpool. My personal favourite was subma-rino (picture to follow!). On the whole I liked Sao Paulo, we really only scratched the surface because it´s so huge and our time was so limited. Not ...
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