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Travel Blogs from Sao Paulo
... Museum in the nearby park. This was unmistakably closed, and so I wandered around this enormous park observing the runners and dog walkers and vendors of ice-cold green coconuts.
For a change I sipped on a freshly pressed sugar cane juice then decided it may be time to head back to the apartment.
I remembered seeing while on our walk one morning, a French bakery and so tracked it down. This is where I had a delicious ...
... did not want to pay for all that. Feeling bad, I choose a few of my favorites, and got out of there with 3 pieces of fruit for $20.
For lunch we had went to a stand in the market that has been there forever. We ordered a bologna sandwich with cheese. This was not an ordinary bologna sandwich. It looked like the size that Garfield ate, and the meat was from one of the best producers in Brazil. In typical fashion ...
In my last entry I wrote of my arrival and short stay at a heavily American hostel in Vila Madalena. On Wednesday morning I moved in with my host family, who live in the beautiful bairro of Perdizes. To give you a feel for how nice this neighborhood is, there is an inconspicuous café a couple blocks from my apartment where celebrities and footballers are regularly spotted. Apparently just a couple weeks ago my host Dad, Élcio, saw Paulinho, a Corinthians player who's leaving ...
Brazil is such a big country. I really had no idea how big until my flight from Zurich reached the Brazilian coast line around Recife in the Northeast of Brazil. From there it was another four or more hours to get to Sao Paulo, located in the South. The scale of Brazil really comes into perspective when you compare it to the size of the continental United States.
And if you think about travelling anywhere, you have to think about distance. ...
... culture in Sao Paulo and we passed a few bars that stocked Brewdog and Schiehallion Scottish beers!
So Sao Paulo is known for the many art galleries and famous art museums and where did we go first...the football museum!! It was in fact a really good museum and we got in free as we visited on a thursday which was a bonus. We also got to see the stadium which is used by the 4 main teams in Sao Paulo. ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center