Travel Blogs from Cali, Colombia

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"Cali es Cali, lo demas es loma"

A travel blog entry by cweigand

Cali. Colombia. Home to fake boobs, vanity (lots of it) and hot sweaty salsa. People that know me wouldn't call me a prude. I'm definitely down for a good time, anytime. We are only young for so long. That said, Cali is known for being a wild, off the ...

decisions, decisions, decisions, Cali, Colombia travel blog

decisions, decisions, decisions

A travel blog entry by 50odd

10th August 2009 Guest House Iguana, Colombia Very warm indeed We have finally made a decision about moving on.  For the first time since we've been travelling we realise we have to make some (gulp) plans with regards to timings.  We don't want ...

Beautiful city, Cali, Colombia travel blog

Beautiful city

A travel blog entry by markgong

Everything about this city is charming, atleast to me. The roof tops are all made from the same red shingles you would see in China. The roads are never crowded the streets are almost always empty except at night. Tropical trees share living spaces ...

Salsa, Salsa, Salsa !!!, Cali, Colombia travel blog

Salsa, Salsa, Salsa !!!

A travel blog entry by gordon13

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... Jahr gewonnen hatte sind bei Ausschreitungen 17 Menschen gestorbenen!....naja man muss ja klein anfangen gell?...Welcome to Colombia!!! Wie Gesagt Cali ist die Welthauptstadt des Salsas so wie ungefähr Buenos Aires die Welthauptstadt des Tangos ist ...

Dancing with the bosses, Cali, Colombia travel blog

Dancing with the bosses

A travel blog entry by mtantow

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Colombia. I made it! I am back in the northern hemisphere - I am back in summer :-) And you feel it... Cali. Why do people visit Cali? There are two reasons: for dancing Salsa and for girls. There is no doubt that Cali is numero uno in the world when ...

The Colombian Cliché, Cali, Colombia travel blog

The Colombian Cliché

A travel blog entry by rballesca

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One night in Cali, I ran into all the clichés you hear from in the movies . . . the girls, the drugs, the mafia, the drug trafficker.  I can't include it on this blog site for obvious reasons, but just email me or post a comment if you want to read ...

Salsa Capital, Cali, Colombia travel blog

Salsa Capital

A travel blog entry by peacefrog

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Sunday, a good day to arrive in Cali, as monday was holiday... Cali is the party town of Colombia, they don't really have culture or outdoors, they just go out and dance all the time. I was supposed to call Ingrid, contacted through couchsurfing, ...

This road has taken it´s toll on me, Cali, Colombia travel blog

This road has taken it´s toll on me

A travel blog entry by chemoejito

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... we were done. We called a cab and headed back to the hotel. I still have not received confirmation for my flight to Cali Columbia from Avianca. I call them trying to confirm my flight reservation and after 25 minutes on hold I hang up in ...

Cycling days 129-133: Medellin to Cali, Cali, Colombia travel blog

Cycling days 129-133: Medellin to Cali

A travel blog entry by hobos

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... the stairs doing load carries. We still need to stop at the bicycle shop before heading out of the city – people tell us that Colombia is the last country where we’ll be able to buy high quality bike parts, so we need to stock up on brake ...

Pretty shops, nice restaurants., Cali, Colombia travel blog

Pretty shops, nice restaurants.

A travel blog entry by lankylizards

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Cali is amazing. It is our first major city in Colombia, and we both really like it. The plane ride here was nice, safe, and clean. We are staying in a place called ¨Guest House Iguana¨ and it is in a very nice part of the city. The restaurants and ...

Up up and away, from the heat, Fresno, Colombia travel blog

Up up and away, from the heat

A travel blog entry by ddgfraser

Again today we observed a militar and policia presence but mostly they wave us on. Near Barrancabermeja the police stopped us and we had a wonderful chat with them. We were heading to this city to do banking , get gas and pick up a few things at a ...

The Capital of Salsa, Cali, Colombia travel blog

The Capital of Salsa

A travel blog entry by stemaxc

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... and Ben from Popayan to Cali, the self-proclaimed Capital of Salsa. Not the spicy relish but the quick-stepping dance synonymous with Colombia. Also famous for its cocaine cartel, I was not sure to expect from Cali - my first major Colombian city. The ...

Salsa lesson, Cali, Colombia travel blog

Salsa lesson

A travel blog entry by koyaya

אומרים שבקאלי הבחורות הכי יפות בקולומביה ...

Road tripping, Cali, Colombia travel blog

Road tripping

A travel blog entry by kyliestravels

... the name. Cos I was clearly not in Texas!! Spent next day and half being sick and having to stay in bed in one of the filthiest hostels ive ever stayed. Not by choice but cos there arent that many in Cali. Yeah, so not one of my highlights, ...

Cali Salsa Capital of the World, Cali, Colombia travel blog

Cali Salsa Capital of the World

A travel blog entry by dougsgoodlife

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... ELN guerrilla group formed in the 1960’s and claim to represent the rural poor in a struggle against Colombia's wealthier classes, and opposes United States influence in Colombia, neo-imperialism, monopolization of natural resources by ...

Drag queen corner, Cali, Colombia travel blog

Drag queen corner

A travel blog entry by jspen

... - supposed thoughts: Sigh. Bloody tourists going nowhere far and robbing me of a decent fare. Get out. A lovely welcome to Cali with a most pleasant man. Zooming in such unpleasant company through the Cali streets on a wet, quiet Monday night trying ...

Cali, Cali, Colombia travel blog

Cali

A travel blog entry by madhawk

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The warm weather of Cali made it the perfect place to kick back for a few days. Claiming to be the Salsa capital of Colombia and even the world, Cali had great night life but was a little short on sights.   One of the better things to do in Cali is ...

Cali! First stop in Colombia!, Cali, Colombia travel blog

Cali! First stop in Colombia!

A travel blog entry by jathomaz

From the border at Tulcan, actually I took a cab to Ipiales where I jumped a bus to Cali. I had read alot about the "danger" of Colombia, but I decided to risk it, a decision I was glad that I had made!  I arrived in Cali late in the ...

the northern hemisphere, Cali, Colombia travel blog

the northern hemisphere

A travel blog entry by senorbrian

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... in the bathroom trying to well you know and i went flying out the door from the G forces. As i was saying we arrived in cali at 5am which ment it was still dark outside, having learnt our lession from our previous 5am arrival in quito, we decided to ...

Staying With Locals In A Town Off The Gringo Trail, Jamundí, Colombia travel blog

Staying With Locals In A Town Off The Gringo Trail

A travel blog entry by amazingjourneys

... me up on the outskirts of Cartago and were heading back to their home town of Jamundí, which was loacted thirty or so minutes south of Cali. Along the way we stopped in Tulua, the pleasant town of Buga and a large shopping mall in the city of Cali. The ...

Salsa and silicon, Cali, Colombia travel blog

Salsa and silicon

A travel blog entry by brabzzz

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... So, here i am in Cali. The city of Salsa and plastic surgery, and supposedly home to some of the hottest girls in Colombia. To address the most important issue first...Well, the standards here don´t seem any higher than elsewhere. All pretty average but ...

partying with locals vs gringos, Cali, Colombia travel blog

partying with locals vs gringos

A travel blog entry by senorbrian

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... showed up and we went to a awesome big night club (expensive but worth the experience) After Thursday i was ready to leave cali, as i had not seen any of the beautiful women everyone had spoken about nor the big parties it was famous for. After ...

Mindo madness and crossing over to Colombia, Cali, Colombia travel blog

Mindo madness and crossing over to Colombia

A travel blog entry by jacksgap

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... (5hours) and then Tulcan to Ipiales in Colombia (1hour) and finally Ipiales to Pasto (3hours). The border notorious Ecuador to Colombia border crossing turnedout to be the most relaxed one so far. No one checked our passposrt going through, we only got it ...

Bonita chicas, Cali, Colombia travel blog

Bonita chicas

A travel blog entry by travelerbill

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... that Colombian Women really are some of the most beautiful I've seen. Hence the title "Bonita Chicas", or beautiful girls. Colombia's 3rd largest City, Cali is also famous for Salsa music. This is also one of the warmer stops along my travel route in ...

Cali pictures, Cali, Colombia travel blog

Cali pictures

A travel blog entry by evs1210

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How much is that  doggy in the window?, Cali, Colombia travel blog

How much is that doggy in the window?

A travel blog entry by davidedthomas

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... Cali, taking about 9 hours altogether. The scenery was incredible, lovely rolling rainforested gorges, exactly how I expected Colombia to look. Plenty of banana plantations and lush greenery covering everything. About 10km away from our final ...

Salsa!, Cali and Popayan, Colombia travel blog

Salsa!

A travel blog entry by jtrail

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... night life! Meeting Jody (Aus, Melbuorne) made our new family complete and we celebrated with a bottle of JD that I acquired in Cali (A$16!) then hit the town. But the highlight of the night was meeting about 15 uni students playing music in the park ...

Mission: South American Birthday-COMPLETE! (Soph), Cali, Colombia travel blog

Mission: South American Birthday-COMPLETE! (Soph)

A travel blog entry by ewbarr

... the string of boat rides into Colombia Evan and I were both sick.  If you are going to get sick, get sick in Cali Colombia.  Everyone we met was incredibly sweet and helpful, especially everyone at Jovita´s Hostel.  Carlos - the owner, his ...

cali, Cali, Colombia travel blog

cali

A travel blog entry by ireneandjason

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Arrival in Cali, Cali, Colombia travel blog

Arrival in Cali

A travel blog entry by chimichenga

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... as the rains haven´t arrived yet, so when the evening breeze sets in it can get a bit annoying between the dust and the pollution. Cali isn´t the most scenic city as you can see by the few pics I shot, but it is certainly lively. All I´ve heard is ...

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