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... of people, mostly brazilians but a few gringos. On the subway there I was speaking in English to two of the Brazilians and a canadian guy next to us spoke to us. He had lived in Aberdeen for a while working for an oil service company and had come to SP for the world cup, he said that he was surprised to hear a Scottish accent in Brazil!
Crashed on a sofa bed at one of the guys flat, which was very kind of him!
... for the a dead rubber against Costa Rica. There was no party on this night!
At this point I will spare everyone the effort of reading about each and every World Cup game we watched on tv or the fan fest or at the game and go over the rest of my highlights up until I headed to Belo Horizonte:
Went to the national museum of football and got told off for lifting the replica World Cup trophy- what? It's a replica!
Local markets in São Paulo and the stunning array of ...
... very out of place and felt a bit intimidated. After passing many cafes that all seem to specialise in selling deep fried snacks (that can be found in abundance in Brazil), we came across a nice but expensive restaurant so ate there for convenience and retired to bed.
It was only when we walked a little further into the city the next day we found out what a diverse and charming place Sao Paulo is. Most of the people are quite poor, but because they are struggling ...
After several meetings Brazil appears to be another very unique market, which is why Fernando stressed the importance of having local partners and representatives here. Brazil is the only country in South America where Portuguese is spoken. As a result, Brazilians do not consider themselves as part of Latin America. They are one of a kind! Several hosts confirmed that it would be impossible to have call centres outside of Brazil serving Brazilian customers or ...
... run off with a wallet! Victim looking unperturbed! Not too unusual perhaps?
10. Reach hostel which is in darkness and informed electricity gone for the night! Have a free caipirinha (Brazilian Drink) and make use of my headlight and hang with other travellers!
Time for bed and look forward to leaving the concrete city that inhabits 17million people and the see the natural wonders of the Iguazu Falls!