Windsor Plaza Hotel
Travel Blogs from Cali
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Hostel was really chilled out and I spent my first day in colomia exploring the sights and sounds of the city. Fresh fruit everywhere, and i was hot in a tshirt and shorts. Feeling more like a holiday by the minute. Whats more, my informants werent wrong. Having got mildly lost on the straight road down to the supermerado the good folk of colombia couldnt do enough for me. A general trait as it turned out. And ...
... ourselves champions of the flame game.
The next day was the day that it really rained. Not rain like Scotland, rain like a bath being poured on your head. We had just crossed over a motorway bridge when the sky really started taking the **** so we sheltered under said bridge with a few policemen and other pedestrians. After ten minutes it seemed the downpour wasn’t in any mood to end so we took a deep breath and leapt into it, trying to hop between dry ...
... my purchase! Colombians are incredibly outgoing and extremely friendly. All of them wanted us to see their favorite parts of their beautiful home country.
We returned to the hostel for a free salsa lesson, which, in my opinion, was incredibly boring. We learned the basic step of salsa, practiced it FOREVER, and did only three variations in over an hour. The instructor actually apologized to me for the slow pace and asked where I learned to dance. Nice.
... in a tourist area and was advised by them how much it would cost us if we were to take a taxi from the airport. Not knowing where to catch these taxis, we walked out of the airport and straight away we were approached by a gentleman in a suit “Taxi?” After enquiring how much it was for our hotel and hearing his reply of “30,000 pesos” we said a firm no. I know that we were supposed to go with authorized taxis and when I asked ...
... well documented.
Visited the Gold museum which has some 35,000 exhibits, a singularly spectacular exhibition of gold artefacts from pre-Columbian Colombia. Our guide was fantastic, and free! One of, if not the, best museum we have visited all year.
Later we visited some art galleries that contained amongst other things Fernando Botero's collection and many of his works. If you don’t know him he paints and sculpts fat things! Fat ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility