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The Dark Side of the Adventure

Last week, a 21 year old English girl was raped and robbed by a taxi driver in the middle of the night. When the cabbie realized she didn’t speak Spanish and somehow intuited that she was carrying a large amount of cash, he drove to a deserted side street, threw a hood over her head, and assaulted her in the back seat. Click here for the full story

A chilling urban nightmare. And a sobering reminder that, in spite of the inherent kindness of so many taxistas in Buenos Aires, this is a city that requires you to move around with your eyes wide open.

My taxi adventures will continue later this week. In broad daylight.

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