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... that has the majority of wealth in the country and it is very evident by looking at the architecture around.
Our first stop was the Liberdade. Liberdade (“freedom” in Portuguese) is São Paulo's Asian district. Even though Liberdade features various Asian businesses, its origins and main cultural references are markedly Japanese, and so it's commonly referred to as the Japanese district. As it was raining pretty heavily, most of the stalls ...
... while, long enough for
them to finish their drinks and me to put a good dent in mine. They got
quiet and didn’t order another. I felt the waiting game begin. If I was
younger, dumber and/or drunker, I would have offered to buy the next
round but attractive doesn’t come cheap at O’Malley’s so I cashed out
and headed for dinner. Bob's Burger and Fries, more strolling and then
... like and visit the Arts Museum (and it was free that day) but when we got there people were queuing out the door and around the building so it quickly lost it's appeal.
We've got to say though that Sao Paulo had some great buildings from an architectural perspective and some of the graffiti ( which was everywhere) was pretty amazing. This is going to sound really strange, but one of the most incredible sites we saw in Sao Paulo was a cemetery. Now ...
I realized after re-reading my last update, that I totally failed to mention the Penguins at Agolada. There are two human-sized Christmas penguin figures at the farm, which have truly made their presence here known (they tend to get around). The first time that I encountered the Penguins, they were in one of the back fields, positioned as if they were "getting romantic," as Greg would say. It was quite humorous, but a few days later (after all the kids ...
I have now been in Agolada for a week and a half, and I have to say I totally love being here. Agolada is an old farm belonging to Antonio's family (the land is now divided between his siblings, but it used to be a 600 acre farm which occupied the northern part of the town Coruche and employed many residents there). The land is currently not being farmed for anything, but they used to grow beets and rice, and I'm sure many other crops as well. Agolada consists of four long, ...