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Know Before You Go: São Paulo

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Paulista or Paulistano? There are two words for the locals in this region, and they can be a bit confusing. São Paulo the city is capital of São Paulo the state. If you were born in the city, you’re a Paulistano. If you were born anywhere else in the state, you’re a Paulista. It’s only a couple letters’ difference, but as with city-dwellers everywhere, there’s a certain chauvinism about being from the big city and not from some Podunk outlying town. Continue Reading

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