Transamerica Executive 21st Century
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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Happy birthday to me lovely sister! It feels like last week that I was wishing you happy birthday from the Galapagos! Time has flown by! I can't believe you are 20 already!
Sam and I started our day a little hungover, but we decided to go for a walk anyway and do some exploring of Sao Paulo. Bruno gave us a few recommendations of places that we have to check out, so we started our day by walking down Avenida Paulista which is one of the nicest streets in Sao Paulo.
We arrived in São Paulo at around 7am and checked into our Ibis Budget hotel, which suited us perfectly. The room was quite small but had a bunk bed over our double bed which we could use for storage, a small TV and importantly was cheap as they only put their prices up the night before and of a game, rather than for the whole World Cup period like other places! Plus the buffet breakfast was only £3 and put to good use! São Paulo with 20 million inhabitants is a ...
... is totally different to Spanish and a lot of the food words do not translate. We did however have our phrase book on us so we were able to work out what some bits were so we could order something we liked. We had starter, main and wine and thankfully it was all a success. It was well worth the wait, the food was great and the place was buzzing with atmosphere. Definitely a great recommendation and a really lovely ...
... one word in Portuguese - obregado - thank you. We managed to get by in Panama, Chile and Argentina; but in Brazil we are struggling. Thankfully, it seems, in the touristy areas English is spoken more widely then in the Spanish speaking countries. It's still not common though. After a week in São Paulo we'd had enough of walking around the city and lounging at the hostel, playing X-box with some of ...
... columns and floor to ceiling murals and stained glass. At the entrance there is a scale replica of the Christ the Redeemer statue that we will be seeing in Rio next week. In front of the cathedral there is a large square flanked on either side by palm trees that allows a great photo op of the front side of the cathedral. As I walked down there in the rain to take one, the bells began to toll signaling the start of the service, so I was able to shoot a short ...