With much controversy and plenty of corruption, his properties sit vacant-- the ones that haven't been destroyed, that is. People have broken down walls, dug up basements, & tunneled through yards in search of hidden treasure. Escobar's men hid tremendous amounts of cash and jewels amongst their properties.
Colombia's heartbreak January 20th 2015 Geo: 6.23593, -75.5751Imagine growing up in a country so torn apart by violence that when your father leaves for work in the morning, you don't know if he'll return alive. Imagine being five years old and cowering in a corner because dad's late and your mother's in a total flat-out panic. This was Pablo Escobar's Colombia of 20 years ago. A Colombia where an army of childr ... read more
South America » Colombia » Medellin Colombia was one of the three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Ecuador and Venezuela). A 40-year insurgent campaign to overthrow the Colombian Government escalated during the 1990s, undergirded in part... ... read more
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Joined: October 21st, 2009From: lives in Kalispell,Montana,United StatesFavorite Movie: Power of One, Mama Mia, My Cousin VinnyFavorite Music: light classical, oldiesHobbies: travel, people, golf, fly fishing, scrapbooking, sewing, quiltingLanguages: English, some spanishBucket List: Still deciding...Profession: retiredAmazing Event: Standing on the viewing platform at Iguazu Falls, watching that crashing water barrelling over the edge literally at our feet--spray's everywhere.Description: fun, adventu... full info