Ramada Sao Paulo Jardins
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Flew to Foz do Iguacu from Campinas, a large city that is primarily industrial and largely ignored because it's only an hour north of Sao Paulo. It's about 3 hours by bus south of Araraquara, but due to Friday rush hour mine took a little longer. This meant we needed to take a taxi to the airport, which is outside the ring road. Campinas airport is expanding fast (it's only domestic but ...
... Modern Art Museum of Sao Paolo). Housed in a spectacular building which "floats" above the ground, the collection was excellent and contained the usual masters (Picasso, Cezanne, Degas, Chagall) as well as some interested Brazilian artist I'd not heard of. Suitably filled with our dose of culture it was then on to Rue Oscar Frere for a refreshing fruit juice (Maca (apple), for Spencer, Watermelon for James and Pineapple and Lemongrass for me). Rue ...
I slept relatively easy after such a long flight, and awoke at 7am to head to work meetings. Stepping out of the hotel into the balmy morning air was refreshing and I felt like I was on vacation in the Caribbean, waiting to be picked up for a day tour instead of being picked up to be in meetings for most of the day. Oh, well. We broke for lunch by going to Montana Churrascaria, a Brazilian barbeque restaurant in Campinas in an upscale shopping area. We started at ...
... or KFC). After passing the third one I decided my interest was piqued and if possible I would try to get some while we're here to see if it's any good.
The hotel was surprisingly luxurious. It was a resort getaway type of hotel, with an elaborate pool, multiple restaurants, a kids activity area which includes a large castle, and an obstacle course/team build area made to look like central-American ruins. Most ...
After a surprisingly comfortable sleep considering the heat we had an early departure of 6.45am to try and make a dent in the long distance we still had to travel to get to Paraty. The day passed by thanks to a book, a game of cards for some, and endless truck chatter. The weather changed between scorching heat and two bouts of rain ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet