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17 Jan
Posted Thu, 01/16/2014 - 22:03
NYC Travel Pics

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New York City is colored golden yellow with spots like a Seurat painting.

NYC Taxi Cab

The NYC cab may be as iconic as the Statue of Liberty or the Brooklyn Bridge.

NYC Taxi Cab

There are so many taxis on the road that all other vehicles feel like visitors in a foreign land.

NYC Taxi Cab

Even the buses feel out of place.

NYC Taxi Cab

NYC Taxi Cab

Cabs manuever their way through traffic, jockey for position... 

NYC Taxi Cab

and completely disregard what I consider to be a safe distance between moving vehicles. 

NYC Taxi Cab

It's taxi cabs versus pedestrians. I wonder how many times a day, on average, each cabby imagines running someone over? 

NYC Taxi Cab

We took several cab rides through town, and even one ride on a pedi cab. Our peddling driver was every bit as agressive as the auto cab drivers. He biked down the middle of the street, weaving in and out of the traffic as if to say, "you gas pedal cabbies are pussies".

NYC Taxi Cab

Taxi cabs come in every make and model, but they all sport the same golden yellow paint, like a splash of sunshine on what can be a drab and dirty city. I imagine the streets with nothing but yellow cabs and think I would like the look.

 

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