Our first destination is Ibirapuera Park filled with museums, gardens, sculptures, and lots of walking paths.
My anticipation of what is next cannot be halted as in distance, up a great incline, is a wonderful yellow mansion of a building. This building is part of our journey today so after a few minutes of musical enjoyment we begin to dodge the skateboarders speeding down the steep incline. It seems so dangerous and we are surprised this is allowed in such a tourist spot. However, later a security guard tells us skateboarding is only permitted from one to three on Sunday afternoons. I guess you
Our third stop is the hotel so we can check in and secure our bags but upon arrival the room is not ready - go figure. They do have a garage for our vehicles and allow Thais' mom Jakelline to park there with us so we decide to leave the cars and continue our Sao Paulo adventure. A quick stop at a little mall for some food and we are off for the subway station. As we walk to the station, the streets are filled with vehicles and people scurrying to their destinations. We descend in to the subway station and find a map on the wall to route our trip. First impression is that it is clean and well maintained. There are quite a few people entering so it is obviously a reliable way to get around the city. We purchase our tickets and are off to our next
Across the street is a beautiful park with many statues and sculptures along the main paths. We briefly walk through some of the grounds but as the afternoon is fading and our real destination is the Pinacoteca, we head towards the two story brick building at the corner of the park.
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|Fountain in Luz Park|
|Crowds at Ibirapuera Park|
|Luz Train Station|
|Arthur Moreira Lima|
|Dancing Waters at Ibirapuera Park|