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Travel Blogs from Sao Paulo
... Sales Manager, Grupo Alatur - HRG. He offered us a cafezinho that none of us refused. Alatur is the leader travel management company in Brazil, which represents HRG worldwide. They have four different business units working independently from each other: corporate travel, events and incentives, HRG and personal travel services. Moreover, he gave us an overview of the business travel scenario in Brazil, which according to HRG - ...
Arrived at Guarulhos Airport, Sao Paulo, at 05.30 local time after an 11 hour flight. For the largest city in South America with 15 million inhabitants, not an impressive international terminal.
Reset watch because Sao Paulo is 4 hours behind BST.
Left 30 minutes late at 09.00 on TAM flight to Lima in Peru.
Had a great flight to Sao Paulo! Somehow, I fell asleep before the plane even took off. That's how you manage a long 10 hour flight to Brazil. Arrived well rested and ready for the 1st day's adventure!
Upon arrival, the Rider EMBA Class of 2014 along with the professors were greeted by a friendly and very knowledgeable tour guide, Fernando who reminds us of Russell Crow. First, we did a tour of the city of Sao ...
... hits me : pão de queijo (a tiny bread roll, filled with cheese, not bad at all), rissois (beignets fourrés à diverses choses...), and other typical delicacies are right in front of me.
I have no time to waste though and look for ATMs. I quickly find three of them. Well. Believe it or not but NONE of them agreed to give me cash, despite my Gold Visa... Angry, ******, ******, angry, scared. The good thing I still had 150 ...
... festival, the company, the laughter, and the learning of this busy day, I am grateful.
Grace and peace,
*http://www.amazon.ca/Another-Possible- World-Marcella-Althaus-Reid/dp/03340409 49 Just in case you are interested. It appears to be fascinating! No worries, this is a link to the English translation of the book.
**this is my summary from pages 437-441 of the Portuguese translation