Sunday, June 02, 2013

What The World Costs- Brazil

free: Musea do Inconfidencia during museum week
1 real (50cents): one clove
2 reals ($1): churasco on the beach (grilled meat on a stick)
2.5 reals ($1.25): cafe carioca
2.80 reals ($1.40): Rio bus ride
3 reals ($1.50): can of guarana soda; churrasco (grilled meat on a stick) in Sao Paulo; Sao Paulo metro ride
3.5 reals ($1.75): coxinha at a cafe; 1 kilo of laundry
4 reals ($2) : can of Brahma beer at Sao Paulo cafe; fried pastel de palmito; stupidity tax for a bus ticket return
5 reals ($2.50): caprinha on the beach in Natal
6 reals ($3): cover charge for a beach umbrella
7 reals ($3.5): gelato popsicle
7.5 reals ($3.75): liter of Skol beer on the beach
8 reals ($4): getting jeans washed in a posh laundry place (had to be done)
9 reals (148 New Taiwanese Dollars): authentic bubble tea (!) in Belo Horizonte
10 reals ($5): sim card for cell phone
14 reals ($7): contrafile (steak) with fries, rice and beans at local lonchette (lunchenette) in Sao Paulo
16 reals ($8): 1.5 hour bus from Belo Horizonte to Inhotim
20 reals ($10): entrance to Inhotim
25 reals ($12.50): 20 min cab ride through Brasilia
26 reals ($13): 2 hour bus from Belo Horizonte to Ouro Preto
32 reals ($16): cheap cotton sweatshirt
35 reals ($17.50): buffet per person at Mormaii in Brasilia
43 reals ($21.50): one night at Walk on the Beach Hostel, breakfast included
50 reals ($25): all you can eat meat rodizio at Potencia do Sul
76 reals ($38): 6 hour bus from Rio to Sao Paulo
77 reals ($38.50): 7 hour bus from Belo Horizonte to Rio de Janeiro
91 reals ($45.50): 8 hours bus from Sao Paulo to Belo Horizonte
240 reals ($120): 1 night at hotel in Porto Alegre
350 reals ($175): 1 night at hotel in Sao Paulo

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