Novotel Sao Paulo Center Norte
Travel Blogs from Sao Paulo
Even though we were not keen on spending too much time in big cities, when changing buses in Sao Paolo we thought we may as well stop by to say hello to Fabio's work colleagues at Phonak Brazil. Their new facility is very nice and the evening out with Marcelo and his friends was good fun. The only downside: taxi and hotel devoured like a two-day …
... 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!
... the beat so he could play another melody over the top of the tune which sounded really impressive. It was only after speaking with him we found out he got to the final if Brazil's Got Talent and we bought his CD as a souvenier for our trip to this great city.
Drugs are quite rife in the city but the police are quite switched on and we did feel safe even after dark. However one night we were walking back through the park and one man off his face decided to dive ...
Visited one of the biggest parks in Sao Paulo today. A park that is very similar to Central Park. We also bought a ton of groceries for the week and have been enjoying the view from the suite that we rented in a downtown flat.
Looking forward to a week in Sao Paulo although the city is notably very different from Rio de Janeiro.
... columns and floor to ceiling murals and stained glass. At the entrance there is a scale replica of the Christ the Redeemer statue that we will be seeing in Rio next week. In front of the cathedral there is a large square flanked on either side by palm trees that allows a great photo op of the front side of the cathedral. As I walked down there in the rain to take one, the bells began to toll signaling the start of the service, so I was able to shoot a short ...
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- Swimming pool
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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