The Salsa scene in Colombia is quite different from the one existing in Europe or the U.S.
Cali is known in Colombia as the capital of fiestas, street partying, dancing, and salsa as Cali’s Salsa Clubs are among the most famous in the entire continent. Among many other things you can experience on your vacations, the people from Cali have developed a playful and hedonistic culture in harmony with the natural surroundings and country life.
Salsa in Colombia is an activity of the masses
In Colombia, Salsa music and dancing is an activity of the masses and not just of the ones who are going to Salsa classes and this fact translates into several outcomes
Salsa music is everywhere in town
You hear Salsa music just everywhere. If you walk in the commercial streets, you hear Salsa music playing from almost every shop and also from the ambulant street vendors. When you go to a coffee place to have breakfast, there is also Salsa music playing from a TV. The many guards at night, in the hotel lobbies and on the streets are also listening to Salsa music. Even in the airport bus to the center of town of Cali, I enjoyed Salsa music.