Prodigy Grand Hotel & Suites Berrini
Travel Blogs from Sao Paulo
... to make myself sound cool and hip. On hindsight I sort of ruined it by telling you what was going on. Another legitimate excuse is that I drank too much beer and the events are in fact somewhat hazy ;). We drove from beautiful Itaipava in the hills of Rio to São Paolo, the concrete jungle. Using our trusty travel steed, Triposo, we successfully found ourselves in a relatively affordable, ...
... we thought screw it, we will go to the Brazilian football museum. Now were we're getting somewhere. The cab ride is still berserk as the strikes in the city are leaving the traffic banked up for miles. It's pretty bad. But at the glorious football museum we saw things like the first football World Cup, Brazils amazing history at winning the cup and played a small weird virtual game of football. There was so much to see but again it's evident how much Brazilians live for ...
... with singing and guitar playing and *plenty* of meat (even the salad was a chicken salad!) we absolutely loved it – particularly Fernando’s dad’s “special Caprinha’s” made with vodka, lime and milk. Gorgeous.
In the end we were sad to leave – we had a great week, but with Indian Visas in hand it was time to head off and back to Rio for our last few days in South ...
... the US. So, a little adjustment needed going forward. All of us were full of meat, but I had a veal dish anyway. It was very good.
We walked for about 40 minutes looking for this restauraunt but we were back to the hotel in 10 minutes. It was almost a straight shot down Paulista Ave so even though it was late in the evening, I thought it was pretty safe. Not to mention, this street has such big police presence.
Time to sleep!
... thing on one of the sides. I did not go in since
the weather was still terrible and instead opted to walk the whole
length of the ave a few times. I love just walking around the city with
no objective which is what I did for about 3 hours. The highlight of the
walk was seeing Brazilian Elvis at the museum entrance…kind of weird. I
also noted an abundance of PDA just on the street. I would be walking
past and ...