San Raphael Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... with a guy called Joao who lives in São Vicente, a beach town right on the coast, it was beautiful and most importantly, was not on the tourist route. This is always a bonus as there was no other backpackers, the bad thing was we don't speak Portugese and nobody spoke English! But we managed to get by, we always do!
Joao and his friend took us to the nearby city of Santos where he took us on a mini tour. We took a ride on the ...
... we managed to see most of the main attractions (I think), including the huge Ibirapuera park - one of the biggest city parks in Latin America. The park was a fifteen minute walk from Priscilla's flat so we spent a couple of days there walking around and taking in the city skyline. Roller skating seemed to be the sport of choice and we wandered around wondering if all these people owned their own roller skates or if we could rent them somewhere. I dont think I've seen ...
... 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 ...
... on a mortgage. Fernando had already shared his personal mortgage rate and when it first didn't match up, I thought something was wrong. Eventually we got around to the double-digit reality of what the homeowner actually will pay.
The speaker went on to talk about some other banking items and there were a few others that caught my attention. First, he was clear that they wanted to serve upper middle class to wealthy clients and their ...
... anyway but were disappointed as it wasn't as nice as the day before. When we got back to the apartment the guys had disappeared again! We had to resort to sitting outside the door as we didnt have the spare key with us and the security guard didnt have another. Shortly after, the security guard came up with someone who could speak English to suggest we wait downstairs in the lobby as there are sofas there and it would be more comfortable. So, we went to sit ...