The Jerusalem Post | 4/24/2009 12:00:00 AM
The Last Word: The TA marathon and the pursuit of wellness
Apr 24 -- Every Sunday, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., much of the Colombian capital of Bogota is transformed from a bustling metropolis into a massive sporting venue.
Large stages are also set up on many street corners where qualified instructors lead members of the public in aerobics and yoga lessons.
The weekly event, known as Ciclovia, is a sight to see - thousands of people take advantage, filling the streets and creating an intensely positive vibe in a country which is unfortunately known more for its drug trade and terrorism than its sporting endeavors.
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