Hotel Transamerica Sao Paulo
Travel Blogs from Sao Paulo
Arrived in São Paulo in afternoon, went for dinner in hotel at rooftop bar. Quit night but still no sleep.
... of the Mullah Nasruddin. They tend to be humourous stories with a moral. The moral of the story Kamran told was no matter what you do, there is always someone who will criticise you.
Farokh then told another tale that had us in peals of laughter. No matter how we turned it around none of us could work out its meaning.
Hence the title of this story, but more accurate was Sherwin's take on that saying.
Which will go unrecorded in this ...
... we arrived at the center of the city.
People dancing, silent mimes, homeless, preachers yelling, and people of all kind crowded the streets. We had arrived at the square that marks the "ground zero" of Sao Paulo. There is a stone that marks the center. All roads and street numbers in the state are supposed to count down as you approach this epicenter.
Within a few 100 feet of this point, marked ...
... Maitê, lives with her husband Leandro in the downtown. Maitê and Tamié are extremely cool people. They too clearly have experience hosting exchange students. Mattheus is a funny kid. On the day I arrived he was wearing, of all things, a rage comic t-shirt. Memes are yet more widespread and powerful than I had realized.
Tânia is one of those people who knows how to speak with foreigners, perhaps because of her other experiences hosting students for a semester. I think she ...
... I know, there are none, at least not for passenger rail. Even in the state of Sao Paulo, not easy to get around. You have to factor in an astounding amount of traffic to go anywhere. And the city of Sao Paulo is massive. I have never seen so many high rises. Most cities have just one "skyline." Sao Paulo has several.
Anyway, it's important to have all that in context before you visit Sao Paulo. Before you think about the language, where to stay, ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
More great choices in Sao Paulo
Search TripAdvisor for more deals in Sao Paulo
Travelers also recommend:
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Transamerica Sao Paulo
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.