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... we were off (I almost fell over...which was embarrassing, obvious foreigner :L). You don’t want to know about all the boring office stuff and paperwork so I’ll skip to my trip to the supermarket. That was FUN. The fruit and vegetables were stacked so beautifully and for someone who loves patterns and is as OCD as me, it made me VERY happy (although my first thought was, uh oh I hope I don’t swing round and ...
... pastries, toasted coconut snacks and the richest, most delicious puddings that were bring served as if they were ice cream flavors, from buckets into small cups, with a choice of toppings, and to the crowds of people, including us, waiting patiently for their turns. While eating, we enjoyed the live Chorinho band, a Brazilian samba-influenced style of music. The area around the Calixto market, full of quirky shops and small restaurants, was fun to explore ...
... an overnight bus to Florianopolis on Monday.
The final part of the journey from Maranduba was a drive through Sao Paulo to get to Mikes....... never felt so lucky to get out of a car in one piece, Paulistano's are mental drivers.
Getting to Mike's also meant a real treat......... after a week without.......wifi!
Traveller tip of the day: Do not drive in Sao Paulo unless you really, really have to.
... some $$. From there our adventure took us out the front, and very easily caught a taxi from the rank, paid there and went to our grand piazza hotel, booked through intrepid. On arrival, not so grand. Tiny and tucked away and old, but from the first minute, there were super lovely. Very limited English and with a poor effort on our behalf of no portuguese, they were very patient with us and asked us to have some breakfast while we waited for our room. It was ...
... is stunning. So much nicer than the illiterate scrawl all over London that infuriates me. The writing and drawings here are colourful, inspired, witty. Duda explains that here the art on the walls (although it is illegal) is referred to as 'graffiti' and the scrawl I am used to is called 'pixação'. The
'pixação' is not necessarily negative. It is sort of like tribal communications, like West Side Story. As I pondered this David was in the back of the ...