Othon Classic Sao Paulo
Travel Blogs from Sao Paulo
... I have been to L.A., and NYC, and have flown into each city. From the air, at least to me, neither city compared to the population density I could see of Sao Paulo. I was amazed and even as we got lower it was still packed with buildings; and I could see the distinction of classes that I read about in Brazil. Nice houses bordering up right next to the favelas, or slums. I was in Brazil, and even from 1000'+ up in the air, I could tell ...
... the skyscrapers of the city and you could see for miles, proving how big this city really is. After we took a walk to the Sao Benito market, it was a huge and very impressive, selling everything from top name champagne to fruit and veg and beauty products. We were tempted to by the 10 little bottle of grey goose but after seeing the price tag we gave it a miss. We then took the metro back to the Jardins ...
We woke up and thought we may aswel make most of our day in Sao Paulo. We took a massive walk and found the Museum of Football which was free to enter on thursdays. The museum was really interesting and covered all of the history on Brazilian football. We ended up spending a few hours watching historical world cup match goals, looking at memorabilia of how the game has progressed and then playing table football which Liam sadly won. I`m still convinced ...
... entrance it also houses the Museu do Futebol or Football Museum. I got a nice panorama shot of the inside of the stadium, and you can just imagine what it must be like during a game with the Brazilians football culture.
From there we headed to a local restaurant for lunch, called A Mineira (http://www.grupoamineira.com.br/nossos -restaurantes/restaurante-a-mineira/). It was a buffet style restaurant with many different types of authentic Brazilian ...
... a metro to our hostel. I think the metro is the largest in the world and it is also extremely clean, modern and efficient and many subway stations look like air-port terminals, including the travelators (flat escalators) between connecting lines.
We got a little bit lost on the way to the hostel and needed to pull out the map twice. Within a couple of seconds each time, someone had stopped to help us. I Googled some information on Sao Paulo and apparently it was voted the ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center