Sao Paulo & Rio, Brazil July 2015

By Ali Karim

Rio sights…..

This post is part of a series called Sao Paulo & Rio, Brazil July 2015 Spent some time visiting some of the popular Rio sights. Started with Ipanema beach near our hotel, checking out all the good looking women 🙂 and enjoying coconut water. We even found Mogo (fried Yucca or Aipim Frito in Portuguese)…

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By Ali Karim

Rio Arrival

This post is part of a series called Sao Paulo & Rio, Brazil July 2015 Arrived at Rio airport and waited 25 mins to get a taxi; because taxis were in short supply… Never mind, arrived at the hotel safely. Rio is a place of huge contrast between the haves and the have-nots. At the…

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By Ali Karim

Sao Paulo continued….

This post is part of a series called Sao Paulo & Rio, Brazil July 2015 Went for drinks at a rooftop bar (The View Bar); this was near our hotel. Decent view but since it was a hazy, the view was not as exciting. For dinner, decided to go to Margherita Pizzeria; since it was…

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By Ali Karim

Sao Paulo 2015

This post is part of a series called Sao Paulo & Rio, Brazil July 2015 Birthday time for yours truly. That calls for a trip somewhere. Brazil it is 🙂 Arrived in Sao Paulo on an overnight AA flight from Dallas. Got good sleep on the plane; thanks to the wife getting us in Business…

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