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Travel Blogs from Sao Paulo
... however every now and then there were strange noises coming from the adjacent jungle.
I got back at about 5.30 pm from a 9.0 am start and went out with the guys to a Brazilian BBQ or churassco as they call it - beautifully cooked meats, vegetables and drink - I had one Brazilian cocktail a caprizinha with vodka, sugar cane juice, lime and my it was strong- very strong- I suspect Becky would like it- I did but one was enough- we had a very ...
Food & Drink
Favourite Local Dish: Mortadella Sandwich – The biggest fattest meat sandwich ever
New Tastes: Mortadella Sandwich & Black Dog (A hotdog!)
Hotel Paulista - $57 a night for a room with 3 beds, really nice brekkie included on the rooftop.
... streets, cracked out groups congregate in public squares, sleeping bodies wrapped in blankets are everywhere, and all of downtown smells like a toilet. It is quite heartbreaking to witness. With this kind of predicament I can understand why protesters are upset with, among other things, the government spending billions on World Cup infrastructure.
Luckily our hotel is situated in an affluent area where I ...
... the waste of the sugar cane making it an extremely large self sustaining crop providing a renewable energy source. Brazil has a large fleet of flex fuel vehicles that can run on gas or ethanol, however the gasoline is already mixed with a large combo of ethanol, from 15-25%. UNICA is working with organizations all over the world to provide awareness of the benefits of using sugar cane to produce ethanol, not just for vehicles but in the production of ...
Sao Paolo station taught me an important life lesson. Never go to subway and especially not if the server speaks Portuguese and you don't. Cue cringe moment of 3 subway staff shouting at me, growing backlog of customers and me trying to list some sandwich ingredients in Spanish - seems pointing at food items is not a sufficient form of ordering here.
Leg 2 - Sao Paulo ...