Radisson Royal Hotel Cali
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... bed was rock hard and the shower may as well have not worked. You didn't have to dry yourself after getting out, that's how low the pressure was.
After check in, we set off to explore the city. Also did this after a midday nap. Both time we did not find much except a city. There were a few parks, a museum and public spaces but other than that, it's a pretty standard city.
... crossing was hassle free. We soon realised, as we drove through scenic rolling hills, that Colombia has an incredibly high police presence, with lots of police checkpoints along the roads - oh and they are all well armed of course!
We eventually arrived at our imaginatively named 'Colombian Hostel' which was pretty decent and in a nice part of town with a local park surrounded by restaurants - we headed to one of them, El Arbol (The Tree), for dinner, where ...
Well, after our immensely luck filled travels through the
USA the tide had to turn on us at some point. It just so happened that this
change began on the very day we left the States. As I mentioned in our last
post, things didn’t go swimmingly at the airport with losing Jeremy’s passport
temporarily and having to book a return flight to the US just to be able to
enter Colombia (which they have still failed to refund me). Our ...
... skimpy outfits & salsa taking place everywhere. Nothing much to report from Cali - we detoxed and wandered around the cool graffiti streets.
Colombia already feels very different to the other countries, the African / Caribbean influence is evident in the faces mixed with the more exuberant personality's and a more tropical climate. I'm looking forward to discovering more.
... same relaxed manner!
The following day one of my amigos from Cali arrived – Welcome to Medellin Graziano! He too had to play the waiting game for a room but once that was over and I had taken a nice dip in the pool we walked down to the metro station and ventured into the centre of town! The tourist information office had given me a great map of the town showing cartoon buildings of the highlights and major attractions – on the map they looked ...