|Dining and dog walking on the street.|
Officials seem to have realized, finally, that street artists are an asset, not a problem.
Hopefully, the city will decide to extend and expand this experiment. Bogotá has enough congested, noisy avenues, and officials have long talked of pedestrianizing the increasingly gridlocked La Candelaria neighborhood.
|Art for sale on the street.|
|Pedestrians on the car-free street.|
|Giant chess on the street.|
|A painted street. Much of the street art is allusive of novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquéz.|
|Paris in Bogotá?|
By Mike Ceaser, of Bogotá Bike Tours