Belo Horizonte – A city with diagonal streets


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We reached Belo Horizonte (BH) by around 4 pm on Thursday evening. This time we chose Cometa bus and it was one the most comfortable 6 hour journey with 4G WIFI at our disposal!!!. If that wasn’t enough, we were treated to sumptuous snacks by our host, the moment we reached our home stay. BH is unique in the sense that it has huge number of streets that cut each other diagonally that it is easy to get lost. One wrong turn, takes you away from your destination in no time. Also, as the whole city has been built on hills/mountains, the walk is either steep uphill treks or downhill runs.

google-shot Google Maps Snapshot – Notice the diagonal streets !!!

Here is the run-down of few places/attractions that we covered during our stay at BH.

Liberation Square (Praca De Liberdade)

Smack in the centre of the city, lies this square…

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Director of Manchester School of Samba at http://www.sambaman.org.uk
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