Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Now Available: Exclusive Pablo Escobar Tours

The late kingpin of the Medellin Cartel, Pablo Escobar, gained notoriety in the 1980s as the world’s most successful drug trafficker, responsible for building a billion-dollar global drug market.

Pablo Escobar with his son in front of the White House while on a family vacation in the USA

At the height of his power, Forbes ranked him as the world’s 7th richest man in 1989. Thousands died on his orders: torture, drive-by shootings and car bombs were his favorite methods of terror throughout Colombia. Despite the gruesome tactics he employed in eliminating his adversaries, Escobar has remains a hero to many Colombians, considered by many as a modern-day Robin Hood who donated millions of dollars to the poorest population living high above in the hillside shanty towns in Medellín.

The Pablo Escobar Tour is authorized by the Escobar family

Our travel guide has been a long-life family friend of the Escobar family. Guest in Roberto's home will be able to ask questions as well as take photos with one of the last original members of the infamous Medellín Cartel.

Information on the Pablo Escobar Tours (click here)