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What can you buy at Copacabana Beach without ever leaving your towel?

A vendor sells bikinis along Copacabana Beach ahead of the upcoming Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016. One will cost you $10.
A vendor sells bikinis along Copacabana Beach ahead of the upcoming Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016. One will cost you $10. AP

Five things you can buy from the tireless vendors at Copacabana Beach without ever leaving your towel:

▪ 1. A bikini: $10

Bikinis
A vendor sells bikinis along Copacabana Beach ahead of the upcoming Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016. One will cost you $10. David Goldman AP

▪ 2. Shrimp to order on portable grill: $6

▪ 3. A soccer ball: $8

soccerballs
A vendor selling soccer balls at Copacabana Beach walks by as a military ship patrols the waters ahead of the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. You can buy one of the soccer balls for $8. David Goldman AP

▪ 4. A Caipirinha or assorted cocktails complete with tiny umbrellas: $6

caipirinha
A caipirinha is served at Bulla, a bar in Coral Gables, Florida, on May 10, 2016. You can get one on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro during the Olympics (with an umbrella) for $6. Alan Diaz AP

▪ 5. A henna tatoo: $1.60

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