By Scarlet Bringuenti Bennett, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL- Rio de Janeiro is known for spectacles such as Carnival, Sugar Loaf mountain and Christ the Redeemer. However, while these are all cost-worthy ventures, there are many free options to take advantage of in Rio this summer, which are just as impressive.
A perhaps obvious option to do when visiting Rio is to get to the beach straight away. As summer commences the beach is the best place to be when the weather is close to 40 degrees.
Copacabana and Ipanema are the primary choices . . .