Cycling above the Clouds

Riding the Andes by Bicycle

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Cali es Cali…

‘Cali es Cali y lo demás es loma!’, meaning ‘Cali is Cali and the rest is [just] mountains’, is a famous catchphrase for the people of Cali. Living on the (sugar cane) plains, it’s basically their way of saying why Cali is better than the rest of Colombia, in a slightly tongue-in-cheek way. Cali is the third largest of Colombia’s main cities (Bogotá, Medellín and Cali) and the other two are indeed right up in the mountains.

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