Travel Blogs from Cali
... The former swam around in droves in a gigantic tropical pond with a mangrove tree in it and looked like they could eat a baby no bother. The latter trundled around with a baby on its back. Ain’t never seen a baby anteater before that’s for sure. Compared to Buin zoo near Santiago the enclosure sizes in Cali were small, especially the bear’s. Poor sod was pacing around furiously looking eager to jump the 20foot gap that separated us. All day at the zoo I ...
... one place and you could feel the salsa hit you in the face when you walked in the door. Everyone on the dance floor was so talented. Their feet constantly doing the "tap-1-2-3" among turns and twirls and changes of direction and step. The way the two people could feel each other's movements and know what to do next seemed like some sort of telepathy. We all tried some salsa, danced with some people but mostly I was almost starstruck by the skill and passion of ...
... the lazy,
rude staff at the tourist office increased my bad mood. They gave me an
illegible map but I ventured forth to explore the four blocks of 'old
town' unaided. I went into a diminuitive Gold museum which was nice but
could not compare to the one I had visited in Bogotá. Things learnt
today: I like greenery, clean streets, tidy houses, orderly shops. These
things are almost universally absent here and probably in ...
Из «город 072; валье
85;ато» я транз
80;том через Богот
77;тел в «город сальс
99;» - Кали.
... floored it to 130kmph (over 80 mph) in what felt like a few seconds. I'm now hanging on for dear life aware that at home I'd be wearing a lot more than a t-shirt, still at Ieast I had a helmet, right? If we ever did slow down the two of then would have a quick chat riding side by side then zoom off again. I have to say it was incredibly good fun and the ride alone was worth the money! About an hour later we left the highway and stopped to sample a local fruit ...