“Are you adventurous?”, the guide asked me. I thought this was a silly question considering I was strapped to him and a parachute soaring 3000 meters above Medellín, Colombia. I think what he meant to say was, “Would you like me to make us spin until you almost puke”?. Either way, I said “Sure, why not!”
Next thing I knew, we were spinning fast, spiralling right next to my wife, Karla, who was strapped to another guide. It was pretty incredible until the spins got the best of me, that same feeling like when you’re lying in bed after one-too-many drinks. I had to try it though. After all, it was my first time paragliding. Flying high like a bird, with nothing but mountains surrounding us and the city below.
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