Sao Paulo

Day 5: Sao Paulo Zoo

Sao Paulo Zoo is set in one of the biggest green areas in Sao Paulo, of which there aren’t that many. The zoo itself is beautifully kept with a vast array of animals: from predators and reptiles to mammals and birds. We spent a good four hours walking around the zoo, checking everything out, we …

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Day 5: Sao Paulo favela photos

On the way back from the Sao Paulo Zoo we passed by an area of favelas and I managed to get a few shots on the EOS. Favelas are areas of unplanned housing where people on low or no income live and build their own dwellings out of pretty much anything they can find.

Day 4: Sao Paulo Pinacoteca and centro velho

We spent our forth day in Sao Paulo walking around the old city centre and visiting Pinacoteca. The museum is set in a restored building by the architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha. There is some amazing artwork inside, both Brazilian and international, combined with an inspiring physical structure to the building. They had an exhibit …

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Day 2: Sao Paulo Parque do Ibirapuera and Vai Vai escola de Samba

Day two was actually spent chilling out and going for a run, but that isn’t particularly ground-breaking news, so for story-telling purposes, here we are on day two instead of day three. After a healthy breakfast of cereal, tea (I brought 2 packs with me knowing the tea aboard is poo) and enough water melon …

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