By Claire Rivé, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Rodrigo de Freitas Lake (Lagoa) is one of the most exclusive residential areas in the city, but you don’t have to live here or join an elite country club to take advantage of the cool, leafy atmosphere of the lake and its ambiance.
Like almost all areas facing the water in Rio, Lagoa is buzzing with activity, with 7.5 km of running and cycling lanes, tennis courts, exercise equipment . . .