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Cali to Santa marta Bus
The distance from Cali to Santa Marta is 749 mi (1206 km), which take about 19 hours to go across by the inter-city bus. The terrestrial transportation company xxxxxxxxxxxx covers this route at low-cost rates and in a variety of schedules to make your choice. Santa Marta is a beautiful destination where you can enjoy a nice tour through the beach, and go across the large wooded areas and get to know the highest areas of Sierra Nevada. Santa Marta has a semi-arid climate with an average temperature of 82.4 °F (28 °C) and precipitations quite minor; reason why you can enjoy your stay with light and at ease clothes, a sunscreen protector, mineral water and attitude to get to know new places.
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Santiago de Cali is one of the oldest cities in Colombia. It was founded in 1536 by the conquistador Sebastián de Belalcázar. Before the conquest, Cali was inhabited by indean tribes such as the gorrones, timbas and morrones. During the firest days of the XIX century, cali will join the efforts to achieve independency from spain, and rised on July 3rd of 1810, making an alliance with neighbouring cities as was done by the natives in the Cauva Valley to oppose the spaniards decades earlier.Due to its location, which is ideal for the development of commerce, Cali began to transform into one of the biggest cities of the country at the beginning of the XXth century, in part due to the construction of new means of transportation - such as trainways and highways- which connect the city with the Buenaventura port, favoring the exportation industry. Present day Cali is a prosperous city, which is known as the colombian capital of the rumba and salsa due to the great number renowned schools that teach these dances.
About Santa Marta
Santa Marta was founded in 1525, making it the second oldest city in the continent.Its founder, Rodrigo de Bastidas, had a different vision than the other conquistadors, and saw in Santa Marta a place where he could leave a legacy and rest in peace. In 1525 he was betrayed by his liutenant and a new governor was appointed for the administration of the city. In 1596 its development was boosted and the city became a staging ground for important expeditions to neighboring territories. Like Cartagena de Indias, Santa Marta was a target for piracy and thieves during the XVIth and XVII centuries, and is well known for being the place where Simon Bolivar spent its last days.