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This is less of a megamall, and more of a gigamall. The largest in South America. Remember arcologies from Sim City 2000? It doesn't go up into the air, but sprawls out in a spaghetti bolognese of shops and ..
A word about food in Brazil: I'm not impressed, and I think I know why: it's the milk. Now, I'm predisposed to hating milk, since I can't drink it on its own without thinking of words like udders and squeeze ..
The first megamall is not so much a mall as a gated commercial village, with yellow and orange Disneylandesque buildings. The only serious feature is the cinema, which is always packed at the weekends.
Barra da Tijuca is a soulless expanse of freeways, carparks, megamalls and apartment towers, jutting out of Rio de Janeiro. You'd struggle to tell the difference between it and almost anywhere in the USA.