|The new Parque La Concordia.|
|The park under construction, which seemed endless.|
and particularly when the work stretched on from the planned 5 months to almost a year. (Did the contractor milk it for profit?) That was especially true since the park was already perfectly useful.
But, out of the long wait and 2.4-billion pesos spent, at least we did get an improved park: The football/basketball pitch was resurfaced, a new futbolito pitch was added, as was a small skate park and even a workout area for bodybuilders.
There is no special section for pot smokers, another traditionally popular activity in the park, but they will make it for themselves.
|Boys on BMX bikes enjoy the skatepark.|
|BMX biking down stairs.|
|A nice place for dogs.|
|How long will the exercise machines last?|
|Future soccer stars at work.|
|Reading in the park.|
|That's one way to descend the stairs.|
|Not just for kids. Adults on the exercise machines.|
By Mike Ceaser, of Bogotá Bike Tours