Report and vocabulary
Its name may mean 'peace', but the Bolivian city La Paz is not normally noted for its calm.
That is, apart from on the annual day of the pedestrian.
Vehicles are banned for 24 hours and the usually traffic-choked streets are taken over by cyclists, street performers and people playing sport.
The idea is to raise the environmental awareness of Bolivians.
person who is walking
full of cars and other vehicles
- taken over
assumed control of