Cali or Santiago de Cali is the third most populated city in Colombia. Itâ€™s the capitol of Valle del Cauca department but commonly known as the Salsa capitol of the world. Proud Cali dwellers describe their city by quoting from a famous song, â€˜Cali es Cali lo demas es lomaâ€™ which translates to: Cali is Cali and the rest of the places (in Colombia) are just mountains. Itâ€™s also one of the oldest cities in the country founded in 1536.
The city is well connected to the other parts of the country by long distance buses and flights. Itâ€™s full of culture and history and gaining popularity among tourists as a destination for few days. Popular attractions include: Iglesia de la Ermita, Iglesia de la Merced, Museo de Arte Colonial, Museo ArqueolÃ³gico, Museo de Oro, Museo de Arte Moderno La Tertullia, and Iglesia de San Antonio etc. People who love to hike can visit Cerro de las res Cruces on the mountain that provides a great view of the city. There are many good restaurants at Barrio San Antonio - the oldest part of Cali.
Salento is a quaint little town tucked away in the mountain of QuindÃo Department in Colombia. It can be easily accessed from the three nearest big cities, Bogota, Cali and Medellin, by a co…