Regent Park Hotel
Travel Blogs from Sao Paulo
... fugu fruit and mountains of strawberries are a feast for the senses.
Walking further on we come to the delicatessen area where mountains of thinly sliced salami and pickled chillies, olives and cheeses are all freely available for tasting. Farokh is my partner in crime and we straggle behing Graham, Ramin and Mojdeh who have forged ahead to the sandwich bar area. The customers of the famous mortadella sandwiches are not big enough to ...
... degrees of humid heat lined up to greet me.The airport was hectic,but not taxing in any way,backpack retrieved off the luggage belt,a quick walk to terminal 2 to pick up my hotel transfer and I was checked in and up in the room within half an hour of leaving the airport.
So,I am here and it is a relief and no mishaps,I retire to bed tonight with a satisfied grin....The door of South America is open..... tomorrow we go to ...
§ 6:00AM Breakfast at hotel, Restaurant Amaranto
§ Full day private coach and English speaking guide for business visits within city limits (bottled water provided on coach)
§ 7:00AM Depart Hotel
§ 9:00-11:00AM Embraer
Speaker: Denilson Lobo - Corporate Affairs
Topic: Embraer's Position in the Global Marketplace / Factory Tour
Address: Avenida ...
Boa Noite, or good evening for you non Portuguese speaking folks.
Today was quite the full day. Sleep has been hard to come by the last few nights and waking up early in the morning is becoming a very bad habit of mine. I awoke at 4:30 AM and was unable to go back to sleep. Tough break I guess. Anyway on day 2 we visited the offices of Itau Bank, and the Natura Cosmetics factory.
We departed the hotel around ...
... and now had to figure out what we wanted to do. There was no quaint little town square, no museums within walking distance, no little market to haggle local sellers at or touristic attractions to go to. Sao Paolo is enormous and you could never really walk around the streets and feel that you are getting to know the place. Whatever we had heard about Sao Paolo leading up to our visit was also nonsense. We had been told that it was an ugly city with no real charms, it ...