Notice how that was in English? My Spanish is pretty terrible, my Portuguese is well, nonexistent. Luckily, Eric Chiang, the eminent polyglot, knows how to say "hello" and "thank you", so yeah, we'll be negotiating book deals here in no time.
Bogota was the capital of Colombia and Sao Paolo is more like the "New York" of Brazil; their trade center. We're heading out in just a bit to get an impression of the state of things now that the Chinese economy has downturned (more on that later). After sleeping for about 4 hours on the plane we just needed to shower and stash our bags in this luxury accommodation. Makes me feel like I'm back in my NYC apartment!