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Myths and legends

 

“We are not only Three Crosses and Hermitage, we are also Changó and Kali”

A city in darkness that is interrupted when the sheriff turns on the oil of the teas, a nascent city, cobbled and in its streets, surrounded by unfathomable scrubs, influenced by the old African customs and full of superstitions; That was our city about 400 years ago, when the first urban legends of Cali germinated in popular culture. These were passed from generation to generation, at the beginning of candlelight, then in the shadows of gas lamps and finally became diffused between the deafening noise of modernity. Which does not imply that their protagonists, frights, virgins and demons, have really disappeared … 

There are many who can attest to the supernatural presence of the evil prowling around midnight in our neighborhoods, there are many moans and whispers whose explanations have no place in the domains of reason, and are even more silent believers of a reality unrelated to everyday . Beyond the stories of farms, the strange subjects that disappear in the back of the taxis in the gates of the cemeteries or in kilometer 18, of the vampiric assassins like the Monster of the Mangones or of crimes like the one of the Building Diners; Beyond all that, here we present to our lugubrious readers, some of the classic urban legends most representative of the history of Cali. On them lies part of our essence, which enjoys the pagan vision of the skin, which celebrates his rites in Juanchito, who walks drunk in the shadows of the dawn, which is not limited to believe in what Is beautiful and safe …

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EL MOHAN

LA MADRE DE AGUA

LA MANO DEL NEGRO

LA LLORONA DE SAN ANTONIO

EL FANTASMA DE PICHINDE

LA DAMA BLANCA

EL BUZIRACO