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... the typical expenses such as filings, assessments, etc. (the normal mortgage expenses we incur in the states), which really didn’t explain why the interest rates were so high on both mortgages and credit cards. The presentation was brief and I have to say I was put off by how rushed Mr. Rodrigues was with the presentation and the fact that he didn't really give the group a chance to ask questions.
Fernando pointed out ...
... could possibly dream of. We get lost in the endless array of stalls, wandering aimlessly from fish to cheese to fruit to sausage. Later we walk to Praça da Sé and take a few snaps of the elegant cathedral there. The square would be quite aesthetically pleasing were it not for the hordes of homeless people who have taken it over. São Paulo, like many big cities in Brazil, has a bit of a crack problem and we are told most of the homeless in this part of the city are ...
As said in the previous post, Sunday in Sao Paulo is pretty cool : some bicycle lover lobbyists have managed to obtain from the municipality the closure of some streets and bridges downtown so that they are fully dedicated to pedestrians and cyclers. I'm in luck : Paulo has three bikes. That enables us to leave sunday morning and spend the day in downtown Sao Paulo. The city is so huge, that even the real downtown is. Being able to sightsee by bike is ...
Anyway we got to our hostel. Area was OK. Kinda middle of nowhere. The guy showed us around hostel, seemed fine. We then went downstairs to the bar area and he opens up a door off it and presents us with a room no bigger then a cupboard, consisting of a single bunk bed and no window. This he says , is your twin room!! We were like, we don't think so mate. He then mumbled something and said he'd see what he could do. 5 mins later he comes back and ...
... Private universities in Brazil have many of the same problems as for-profit colleges in the US.)
As I sit here in the posh 'west zone' the disparity between the rich and the poor become very evident. Apartment buildings here have gatekeepers, gardeners, maids, and security; the shopping malls feature Western brands and foreign cars, e.g. Billabong and Toyota, for (literally) double the price in the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center