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 …
... he was. Not only was he a host to me for the weekend, but also to the most charming and free spirited American/Dominican republic couple called Becky and Fransisco (she is American and he is from the Dominican Republic). Eber's apartment is in the centre of Sao Paolo so it was a great base from which to explore the crazy city that's home to 20 million people. Not only did he share his home with us (letting us do our laundry, cooking us lunch), but he also took us out ...
IT'S MY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!
And I spent 6 hrs on a bus!!!
Not the best way to spend my birthday! But we arrived in Sao Paulo, the biggest city in South America with a population of 20 million people!!
We went out for drinks - more caipirinhas!! and to a traditional rodizio restaurant - like Bem or Viva Brazil at home, but a third of the cost! It was lovely food! Then bought ...
... the metro station was just a 3 minute walk away, as I was only able to beat him half-heartedly before I needed to lie down.
Our hostel was lovely - the owner bakes a cake every day, the bar was cheap and the beds actually had nice bedding. We were staying in Vila Madalena, the artsy part of Sao Paolo, and quickly found an amazing deli with a cafe. After 2 yummy beers and much-needed fresh food, Sampa (as it's known in Brazil) was winning our votes. Ollie's sandwich was ...
... br> En familia!
En nochebuena fui a casa de los padres de mi prima Cris, donde toda la família iría a cenar. Viven en un piso en Paulista, la calle principal de Sao Paulo, apartamento perfectamente arreglado, muros y sillones blanco perla, muy bien decorado con luces navideñas alrededor del salón, árbol de navidad rodeado de regalos empaquetados, la mesa decorada de navidad, y una tormenta tropical afuera!
Empezamos a comer a las 22.30. Pan con cremas ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center