Cali

What is Cali known for?


romantic short

worked as teacher in several colleges of the city of Cali. In 2008, he published ''Ella, mi Sueño y el Mar'' (She, my dream and the sea), collection of romantic short stories dedicated to an imaginary muse. His third book is ''De cómo perdió sus vidas el gato'' (How did the cat lose his lives) is a novel for children about a cat who must visit the nine muses in order to reach wisdom. In 2011 with the poet Hernando Urriago Benítez published ''Escrito en la grama'' (written in the grass


small short

Colombian cities, Cali has not properly adapted to the quite new Mayor's election system. The city has had some unsuccessful stories with some of its elected mayors, two of them being removed from office. Some argue this is caused by Aguablanca's huge mass population often driven to vote based in small short-termed gifts from populist candidates fully aware of this District needs. There were recorded cases of candidates giving bricks, cement and other stuff to the District's leaders in exchange


plays pace

, Independiente Medellín, Deportivo Cali, Colón de Santa Fe, Colo-Colo and now is player of Atlético Junior. He is famous for his technical ability to create plays, pace, and ability to create goals out of free kicks. He also is known by being very Christian, also he does show it when celebrating goals in his under-shirts. '''Pereira''' is the capital city of the Colombian department (Departments of Colombia) of Risaralda (Risaralda Department). It stands in the center


research establishing

Swamp , Trinidad. 1959 In 1950 the Foundation mounted a major program of virus research, establishing field laboratories in Poona, India; Port of Spain, Trinidad (Trinidad and Tobago); Belém, Brazil; Johannesburg, South Africa; Cairo, Egypt; Ibadan, Nigeria; and Cali, Colombia. In time, major funding was also contributed by the countries involved, while in Trinidad the British government and neighbouring British


wrestling world

Championships in Cali, Colombia; following that in 1993 in Toronto, Canada; in 1994 in Rome, Italy; "Silverbacks: Masters 3rd Freestyle Wrestling World Championships Results-1994", Silverbacks Wrestling website and in 1995 in Sofia, Bulgaria. image 280px (File:Pascual Guerrero U-20WC 2011 CMR-NZL.JPG) location Cali, Colombia broke_ground


technical ability

, Independiente Medellín, Deportivo Cali, Colón de Santa Fe, Colo-Colo and now is player of Atlético Junior. He is famous for his technical ability to create plays, pace, and ability to create goals out of free kicks. He also is known by being very Christian, also he does show it when celebrating goals in his under-shirts. '''Pereira''' is the capital city of the Colombian department (Departments of Colombia) of Risaralda (Risaralda Department). It stands in the center


green red

Sushi, thai curries (green, red, yellow) with chicken, beef, pork and calamari for COP$11,500, Salmon al vino (big fillet with stirfried veg and rice) COP$16,500 and various other stir fries etc. Delivery nearby COP$3,500. * commons:Cali


people selling

of the downtown area. Be careful, as this area can be dodgy after dusk. * '''Barrio de San Antonio''', the Iglesia de San Antonio is located at the heart of this area. This place is popular because of its colonial architecture and it is located on top of a hill meaning that it is cooler up there and you can see the city of Cali from the top. Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights many people come to the area to watch performers, story tellers, people selling handy crafts and just chilling out


rock heavy

. * '''El Faro''' is the place to go if you like classic rock heavy metal. Located in "El Limonar" A "Jirafa" (Lot of beer) is about USD3. * '''Eliptica''' is an outside bar settled on a hill at the outskirts of Cali. The views are beautiful and this is a good place for an after party. Open till six or till the police shuts it down. * '''Fanaticos Sport's Bar''' is the IN place @ Palmetto Plaza Shopping center, where college guys and young professionals meet to watch


quot musical

. Ibagué is widely regarded as the "Musical City of Colombia" due to its long tradition in offering advanced musical education and its rich schedule of musical events during the year. Ibagué lies at the intersection of national roads 40 and 43, connecting the city to Magdalena River Valley and Bogotá to the east, Armenia (Armenia, Colombia) and the Valle del Cauca (Valle del Cauca Department) to the west, and Honda (Honda, Tolima) to the north. There is a long distance bus terminal (Bus station) with connections to most big cities in Colombia. There are frequent connections to Bogotá, Cali, Medellin, and several overnight buses to Cartagena (Cartagena, Colombia), Barranquilla, and seasonal services to Santa Marta. * ''Arepa Boyacense'' - these come from the department of Boyacá (Boyacá Department). They are very hard and dense, and are typically about three to four inches across and filled with a sweet cheese. * ''Arepa Valluna'' - is the variety unique to Cali and the rest of the Cauca valley. It is made only with cornmeal, water and salt, and it is buttered before eating, much like toast. * Arepa rellena In the western part of Colombia, especially around Bogotá, Cali and Medellín, a traditional breakfast includes an ''arepa'' with hot chocolate. - Cali align center CLO align center SKCL Alfonso Bonilla Aragón International Airport align center Image:SintraPalace-Chapel1.jpg Wooden mudéjar roof of the chapel of the Royal Palace of Sintra (Sintra National Palace) (Portugal) Image:Capilla_Inmaculada_Torre_Mudejar_Cali.jpg Mudéjar tower of the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception in Cali, Colombia Image:Techumbre mudejar Catedral de Teruel.jpg Decorated ceiling, Cathedral of Teruel During the early years of Colombian Cinema film producers almost exclusively portrayed nature and everyday life in their films, until 1922, when the first fiction film appeared, titled"María (María (film))" (no copies of this film exist anymore). The film was directed by Máximo Calvo Olmedo an Spanish (Spanish people) immigrant who worked as film distributor in Panama and was hired to travel to the city of Cali where he would direct and manage the photography of this film based on the novel by Jorge Isaacs, ''María (María (novel))''. commons:Cali

Cali

'''Santiago de Cali''' ( ), usually known by its short name "'''Cali'''", is the capital of the Valle del Cauca department, and the most populous city in western Colombia with an estimated 2,319,655 Proyecciones de poblaciĂłn residents according to 2005-2020 DANE (Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística) population projections. The city spreads out across 560,3 km2 and 120,9 km2 of urban area, CALI EN CIFRAS 2011- ALCALDÍA DE SANTIAGO DE CALI (DEPARTAMENTO ADMINISTRATIVO DE PLANEACIÓN) surpassing Medellín (376.21 km² and 102.10 km² of urban area DOCUMENTO TÉCNICO DE SOPORTE POT-MEDELLÍN Y SU POBLACIÓN (pag 84) ) making Cali the second largest city by area in the country, behind Bogotá. As the only major Colombian city with access to the Pacific coast it is the main urban, and economic centre in western Colombia, making the city one of the fastest growing economies in the country and the cultural capital of Salsa music. http: www.metrocuadrado.com decoracion content cali-la-capital-mundial-de-la-salsa http: www.salsa.ch news_view.php?idnews 178 http: www.hsbnoticias.com vernoticia.asp?WPLACA 14272 It was founded on 25 July 1536 by the Spanish conquistador Sebastián de Belalcázar.

It is the main sports center of Colombia, being the only Colombian city to have hosted the Pan American Games (in 1971 (1971 Pan American Games)), the 1992 World Wrestling Championships, ninth edition (World Games 2013) of the World Games in 2013. It hosted the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in 2014, and will host the World Youth Championships in Athletics (IAAF World Youth Championships in Athletics) in 2015.

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