Photo diary: Sao Paulo is not Venice

November 3, 2012


The third-largest city in the world (after Tokyo and Mexico City), Sao Paulo is a sprawling, chaotic metropolis that reminds me of New York and Rome in that it’s impossible to conquer immediately. Beauty and squalor exist cheek-by-jowl.

Placa Republica

across the street from the park

the Jardims district by night



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