Hotel Nacional Inn
Travel Blogs from Ribeirao Preto
... are relatively big but i had three different types; orginal, spiced chicken and salted meat. The spiced chicken was the best.
We went the in the car owned by 'peter crouch' (Brazilians all have nicknames), which is a volkswagen camper thing, the combi as these guys call it. I took some photos on my 4/3 camera but im having problems transferring them to this computer. (i also have left my 16gb card that i bought for that camera, which is really annoying)
... as it was difficult to get to campus on a daily basis. Today the campus is very accessible by car or bus and these houses decorate the campus, and are used for various administrative purposes. It amazing to me how much Brazil seems to have changed in only 5-6 decades.
I was there to measure gene expression in rats with tumours. I was working with a laboratory technician (Lilian) as well as a post-doc (Gabriella) and a ...
This morning I turned up for work and was told that some of us were going on a road trip to visit a industrial biodiesel reactor, which sounded really cool. Five of us went in one of the guys car and drove through Araraquara to a small farm place outside the city. The reactor was medium size (sort of like a proof of concept thing) and it used lots of renewable things to conduct parts of the reaction with some pretty advanced ...
... speak English so I typed a story into google translate before i went in, had to use the phone as a translator when signing up, which worked well but everyone found very funny! Last night we (the boys from the frat) went to a bar to meet some friends and try a pork speciality. It was pretty good, its like a bit of pork belly that is deep fried and eaten with a squeezed lime. ...
... is proving very difficult, Brazil is not like europe or the far east where most people can speak some English, lots of people here speak none. I think it may be different in the big costal cities because the brazilians who speak english best tend to be from Sao Paulo city. Sorry for the lack of punctiation and bad spelling, i am still not used to a portuguese ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet