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  • "Dia del Peaton" - Pedestrian Day in La Paz

    pedestrian-day-lapaz Dia del Peaton - Pedestrian Day , La Paz

    This Sunday September 7th is "dia del peaton" in La Paz which translates to Pedestrian Day. Once a year the chaotic streets of La Paz are forceably made peaceful by banning all motorized vehicles from its streets for a about an 18 hour period with walking, running and cycling the only permitted form of transport (except for a handful of taxis licensed to take people to the airport or get essential services workers to/from work).  This is strictly enforced by the transport police (the use their own vehicles to get around though of course) and very few people attempt to break the ban. Continue reading

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