Medellin – famous for a few things: Atletico Nacional, formerly the ‘murder capital of the world’, now a hip town, and, of course, its most famous progeny: Pablo Escobar. Medellin is a great city. We liked it a lot. The airport is far outside the city, in elevation, and had a crazy drive into town….
I’d really hoped it would line up like this, and it did. My team got drawn against a team from Paraguay for the Libertadores da America tournament, and this would be my visit to Paraguay. My brother-in-law and I planned a short trip to go the day of the game and back the next day….