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Island Plaza

Island Plaza

Jewels and touristy crafts – the architecture of the malls change a little, but the contents is essentially the same everywhere.  A break in sun and swim, but nothing special. ​Anyway, this was, maybe, the best mall that I saw in Jamaica.

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Florida

Florida c1400

The tropical climate, hundreds of beaches, Cape Canaveral and Disney World make Florida the most pleasant tourist destination in the United States.

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Old town

São paulo by solopes

In such a big town, is is convenient to split the travelling notes in a few articles. Old São Paulo refers to the antique area of the city, complemented with “Patio do Colégio”, Ibirapuera, Luz, and more. Market Mercadão    Amizade Sírio-Libanesa 25 March Banespa Cathedral S. Francisco square S. Francisco church Justice Paiçandu Rock Gallery Municipal theater Republic…

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Luz and around

São paulo by solopes

Adjacent to the older quarters, close to Páteo do Colégio, Luz is easy and nice to visit. Historic buildings Sacred Art museum Pinacoteca S. Cristovão Estação Musseum LP S. João Bosco Arquivo histórico Municipal Julio Prestes

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Memories of Angra

For a Portuguese, obliged to see hundreds of Brazilian novels a day in TV, Angra dos Reis became a mythic synonym of richness, beauty, and quality of life. That’s why, on arrival, the sensation was – disappointment. Angra is a common town; the marvel is in the sea. So… take a boat and leave. But, if you accept my…

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Lower city

Ladeira de Montanha This old and neglected street has a very rich history: as the point of passage between both plans of the city, all the business of passers-by was concentrated here, with rich (now dangerous) night life, whose signs are still visible in its dark recesses Comercio quarter In the low city, surrounding the port the lively neighborhood…

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Petrópolis

Petropolis

After a few days of travelling around Minas Gerais, where the Portuguese touch dominates everywhere, arriving at Petropolis is a shock, as the image changes radically, linking to other European peoples. Even by contrast, it is a very interesting visit. In these pages we plan to collect the travelling experiences by the users of Touristrips, and useful information about…

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