About Sao Paulo
8. It was decided to fly in and out of Sao Paulo. From Sao Paulo, I went to Rio de Janerio, the host city for the Olympics, which has been known world over for its beautiful beaches and party places, apart from the Christ the Redeemer &amp; Sugar Loaf mountain.
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The next day we headed on to our second Couchsurfing host in Lapa and collected our Sambadrome tickets that were conveniently located next to the MAR which is quite possibly one of the best exhibitions I have seen since the NY Met. We spent the evening at the relaunch of a new gallery and were bopping alongside Vincent Cassel on the dance floor. On Friday we trawled the fancy dress shops to gather costumes for the next few days. It was a manic cluster of feathers and face masks but we found stuff for a number of days, before heading to Copacabana.
Fogo de Chão
One evening we treated ourselves to the most expensive meal of our lives and ate at Fogo de Chao, an exceptional rodizio with the best steak I have ever had the pleasure to eat. If you can afford a luxurious blow out, this is the place to do it, pay the extra, the buffet alone is worth the price.