By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Apart from its spectacular beaches, mountains and waterfalls, Rio has a lot to offer when it comes to nice, tropical forrest areas. From São Cristóvão, in Zona Norte (North Zone), to Gávea, in Zona Sul (South Zone), there are a number of parks worth visiting, either for a picnic with friends or for exercising.
Little known among visitors, and even many Cariocas, Parque da Cidade is a great option for a pleasant walk in a chilled wooded area. Situated in Gávea, at the Santa Marinha Road . . .