Radisson Royal Hotel Cali
Travel Blogs from Cali
... with his technique on the second night went unappreciated but we laughed most of the way through the lesson and actually got the complicated steps by the end of the hour! Tempted to take some more lessons, will see how we go for time in Quito :-)
The Cali zoo was a good place to spend an afternoon looking at animals we normally wouldn't see. I much prefer to see animals in the wild, but the zoo allowed us to get up close ...
... of nowhere. More on that in a bit.
Cali is the third largest city in Colombia and centre of Salsa dancing. Maybe it’s due to that that the women of Cali are like they are, dressed as if they’ve just stepped off the dancefloor in some seedy salsa joint. There’s no denying they are beautiful specimens, but my god do they love getting the baps out. Due to a large percentage of the population being afro-Caribbean, they have stunningly bootilicious ...
... to Salsa. Except for me of course. I look like a monkey with a broken leg when I dance, so I do try to avoid making a fool of myself. This apparently was no excuse for anyone trying to get me to do Salsa classes, or even to get up and dance. A South African guy did manage to get me up and show me the very very basics of salsa, but I only did it to shut him up ;) The people ...
... art opposite, but
the guards informed me that although it was open, there were no
exhibitions to see. What an odd city! Instead, I walked along Carrera 4
towards the neighbourhood of San Antonio, in the end by far my favourite
part of Cali. It's partly on a hill and some of the streets are very
steep but give you a nice view of the area around. The houses are nicer
here; some are brightly coloured, others have plants ...
... on a very attractive Swede. A person not the vegetable. Finally a Swedish person actually interested in me. All my hopes and dreams have come true! I give her a kiss on a balcony in a terrible, overly expensive club. She asks if I want 'dorm sex'. I reply that I'm a little bit more romantic than that, and decline.
I said no.