...The city of São Paulo officially became a city in 1711. In the 19th century, it experienced a lot of economic prosperity, brought about by coffee exports, which were shipped abroad from the port of the neighbouring city of Santos. It is one of the big 5 cities that exist in the world. It is the business centre of Brazil and, has many of the down sides of any big city: São Paulo is located...
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Review of São Paulo
Advantages: amazing journey, you will learn about yourself and the world, mystic, great narrative Disadvantages: none
...A journey with Paulo Coelho
Today I am reviewing "The Pilgrimage", a book by the well-loved author Paulo Coelho.
This book was given to me by a friend who is a massive fan of his works.
Who is Pauloe Coelho?
Paulo Coelho was born in 1947 in Rio de Janero (Brazil) and has written quite a few
bestselling books. His works are partly autobiographic. He has recieved many awards
Advantages: A land that hasn't changed for centuries Disadvantages: May be too hot for some and too lonely
...The wide expanse of Portugal that is the Alentejo covers about the third of the country and is the most thinly populated area. Often called, 'the bread oven of Portugal,' it is one of the hottest places I have ever been to. The heat at times is unbearable and the only word I can use to describe the heat is blistering. Yet the winters can be freezing and you will often see men and women walking...