Chic Pablo Escobar's house turned into a playground for paintball
• Chic Pablo Escobar's house turned into a playground for paintball
The name of the king of the underworld is known to all. Pablo Escobar, alias Coca King, once controlled the largest drug trafficking in the world. In the prime of his illegal activities he had a net profit of 56 billion dollars a year, and around the world at the Escobar luxurious mansions were built, which are now coming into disrepair.
One of the main homes Escobar is located in the Colombian city of Medellin, where he grew famous drug lord. Now this once the mansion slowly turning into ruins, but those wishing to visit the house of Escobar becomes smaller.
Escobar bought the estate in 1982, after the birth of her daughter. The house was built with a double-layer walls, so that you can hide in the oral drugs and money. And the villa was a guest house, a helipad, swimming pool, tennis court and football pitch.
Currently, luxury villa is used as a site for paintball. Anyone can pay $ 75 per game session "police against drug dealers."
"I think it's quite ironic - to use the villa for this game. This is similar to what happened when Escobar escaped from here, "- says 37-year-old Mark Mooney, visitor villas.
Another guest manor, Carlos Ramirez, said that the walls of the house are dotted with holes. This treasure hunters looking for Escobar's wealth. But they say that no one has found nothing.
"Many people now come and make a hole in the wall in the hope of finding money," - says Ramirez.
"This is an enviable place to live, but so far no one here does not live", - complains Muni.
Now a dispute over ownership of the villa takes place between the government and the former caretaker of the mansion. While the formal owner - the state, but the superintendent continues to fight, claiming that he worked at the villa for 20 years and has a right to it.