Estado de São Paulo Warnings and Dangers

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    Marginal Tiete during rush hour
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    The Great escape.
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    Rafael in trouble by PV
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Estado de São Paulo Warnings and Dangers

  • Watch your back!

    São Paulo Warnings and Dangers

    My husband was on a business trip in Brazil last year. He was travelling with a business partner. They stopped to take a picture on the Anchieta Highway (from my understanding, a well-travelled toll road) in the middle of the day. They were robbed at gunpoint. My husband was shot and killed. I have read that thieves only want your money and...

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  • Come on! No more danger than usual ...

    São Paulo Warnings and Dangers

    Please take all the warnings about Sao Paulo with a pinch of salt. Like all big cities, it has its far share of crime but overall its not dangerous, you just need to avoid the favelas (shanty towns) and dont flaunt wealth. I have been living in Sao Paulo for a number of years, have a family, and have never seen anything to be concerned about. I...

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  • Traffic

    São Paulo Warnings and Dangers

    Traffic is a real b**** here, so allow plenty of time for your trip whether you're taking the bus, taxi, subway or car. Things get worse when it rains and/or during rush hours. Coach travel: I was on a coach and it took us one hour just to go from Tiete Bus Terminal to Dutra highway exit. A simple one-hour and half trip took almost 3 hours!...

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  • pickpockets

    .. are everywhere in Sao Paulo. You need to carry a little money in each pocket. NEVER open your wallet on the street, you run a serious risk of getting mugged; and remember that YOU ARE BEING WATCHED! Wear ordinary, plain clothes, preferably even half tatty to throw would-be muggers off the scent; do not draw attention to yourself as being a...

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  • Public Bus

    .. please take care on the public buses. At rush hour in particular these buses are completely 'lotado' with no room for a mosquito! This is perfect cover for pickpockets who work their way through people's pockets and can do so very fast. On occasions people are mugged on the buses, sometimes the entire bus can be mugged at the same time - there...

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  • Passes

    Here you can buy metro or bus tickets but bevare sometimes they are counterfeit , so better do not buy here but inside the metro station...

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  • Take care of your shoes.

    After all the walking you be doing it is best to get your shoes polished they will last longer,your best friend is your shoes..

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  • Dangerous Geese.

    Not really ,they use scaring tactics to protect themselves,no one has ever been bitten yet,I met them at Ibabuera park,very friendly birds if you got food...

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Estado de São Paulo Hotels

  • Renaissance Sao Paulo

    Great, elegant hotel with all a five-star could offer. Located near the Paulista avenue, it is a...

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  • The Royal Palm Plaza Hotel Resort

    Rua Comendador Dr Jose Cesar, 200 Jd Do Lago, Campinas, State of Sao Paulo, 13051-024, Brazil

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Grande Hotel Campos do Jordao

    Av. Frei Orestes Girardi, 3549, Vila Capivari, Campos Do Jordao, State of Sao Paulo, 12460-000, Braz

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Pousada Picinguaba

    Rua G, 130, Vila Picinguaba, Ubatuba, State of Sao Paulo, 11680, Brazil

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

  • Mendes Plaza Hotel

    Marechal Floriano Peixoto 42, Santos, State of Sao Paulo, 11060-300, Brazil

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Real Villa Bella Hotel

    Av. Forca Expedicionaria Brasileira, 234 - Ilhabela, Ilhabela, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Transamerica La Residence Pau

    ALAMEDA JAU 1606, Brasil, SP 01420 002

  • Sofitel Jequitimar Guaruja

    Av Marjory da Silva Prado, 1100 Lote A - Praia de Pernambuco, Guaruja, State of Sao Paulo, 11444000,

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

  • Ibis Taubate

    Av Independencia 18, Bairro Independencia, Taubate

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

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