Jan 16

Robbed in Barcelona? What I did + tips to beat the pickpockets

by in Budget Tips, Europe, Explore, Inspiration

 

 

 

 

I thought I’d share with you my experience of being robbed in Barcelona from early last year. I wouldn’t wish this to happen to anyone visiting this great city. Below you’ll find some tips of how to avoid the pickpockets and ideas of what to do if you have the misfortune of being robbed.

Remember: In all situations, keep calm and don’t lose your head……. Unless of course you are Liam Neeson

 

Disclaimer:  I like to state loud and clear that despite my experience of being pickpocketed – I love Barcelona.

Let me state this loud and clear.

 

Barcelona- Despite the blasted pickpockets, I love this city

 

I love the city. It has a raw energy.

The people are passionate and interesting.

 

The food- tapas bars here are amazing.

Nightlife- wow. The night never ends in Barcelona.
Plus this city is bursting with creativity and vibrant, innovative ideas.

Inspired by Gaudi, the citizens have a zest for challenging boundaries and living life to the fullest.

 

 

So it was a massive letdown when last year, on my 5th visit to the city I fell prey to a growing menace in Barcelona -pickpockets.

It had been a long day of travelling.

A last minute meetup with a friend had fallen through because of a miscommunication in dates.

I was kinda upset because I was looking forward to catching up with her.

Suddenly, my first evening in Barcelona seemed empty and vague.
I grabbed the airport express train from El Prat to Placa Catalunya.

After emerging from the escalator I walked towards La Ramblas in search of my hostel for the night.

It’s only when I got into my hostel room that I noticed that my wallet had vanished.

 

 

Pickpockets: Don’t put the wallet in your backpocket and keep your handbag/manbag to the front of you. Image courtesy of: http://www.flickr.com/photos/metrolibraryarchive/

 

 

 

First- a feeling of disbelief and denial.

I checked my pockets 20,000 times, emptied my rucksack and suitcase a million times.

 

Suddenly, a nauseating feeling swept over me as I realised I had my wallet stolen.

Looking back, I was distracted while emerging from Placa Cataluyna Metro station.

I was busy trying to pull my suitcase in one hand and my rucksack on my back.

Plus I looked way too dapper for 530pm- suit and all.

I stuck out like a sore thumb from the crowd.

 

Someone there must have seen me as an easy target and true enough, I was the easiest person he/she must have pickpocketed.

This was because I had my wallet in the backpocket

Yep. I had kept my wallet in my backpocket.

 

Convention and wisdom dictates to keep passport and wallet in your front pocket.

So that was my folly and in part my contribution to my downfall.

 

I had fist full of euro coins on me.

All my bank cards were in my wallet.

Plus about 150 euros in cash.

 

Top tip: Keep your valueables separately and not in one place.

 

 

In hindsight, I should have kept some of the cards and money seperate.

Also having some sort of backpacker travel insurance in place would have been ….sensible.

 

Terrible.

You think as a travel blogger I would have known better…

 

With my fistfull of euros, I wanted to hold onto the money for any essentials in the morning.

I send out a few tweets and messages on Facebook about my misfortune.

Everyone was v.supportive.

In moments like this, I think wow, how great is to have a thing like social networking.

Especially when you travel solo.

First thing I did was to call up my banks and cancel all my cards- painful exercise that took an hour and cost me a lot of money via the phone to do.

After this, I was even more frustrated and trying best to calm myself down.

 

 

Liam Neeson borrows Lord Sugar’s favourite catchphrase when encountering a pickpocket ‘You’re fired!’ Image courtesy of Ozzy:http://www.flickr.com/photos/dost/

 

I wish I was Liam Neeson, seeking out these buggers from their lowlife hangouts and blasting them to bits.

However as delusional I maybe sometimes, I really had to pull myself together and not be ‘taken’ in by this idea of being Liam Neeson.

 

The BudgetTraveller would have to do the job.

 

A friend on Facebook suggested I pay a visit to the local police station.

Maybe they could help track them down?

Police station is situated towards the bottom of La Ramblas in Carrer Nou de la Rambla.

My visit to the police station was a sobering experience, showing the alarming extent of the problem of pickpocketing in Barcelona.


In the 25 minutes I waited in the queue, 5 weary travellers came in reporting the same issue of being pickpocketed and in some case, being manhandled and having their purses/camera snatched off them.

 

Beware of imposter policeman in Barcelona. Accept no substitutes. Young or old. Image courtesy of cswtwo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/cswtwo/

 

The worst story of the lot was that of a Japanese girl who had been approached by a policeman in ‘uniform’

Apparently, he asked her for a form of ID which was her passport which she produced.

He then took the passport from her and then casually got into his car and drove off.

 

( PS  Good to note here that in this situation, shouting and kicking up a racket would be a good idea )

 

The fact that she speak little or no English did little to help her case.

 

In fact if you speak little or no Spanish/Catalan, after 5pm it becomes difficult.

The translator at the police station works only between 930am and 5pm.

Worth remembering that for next time!

 

With the help of some pigeon Spanglish I managed to get a police report filed -what is called a ‘denuncia.’

Go to bed with a heavy heart and empty stomach rumbling like mad.

 

Woke up in the morning. It was a beautiful day and lifted my spirits.

A nice breakfast at the hostel was a nice pickmeup.

 

My first visit was to see if I could withdraw money from my wonderful bank- Santander.

My trip was a letdown- apparently the Spanish and UK divisions are run as two separate businesses.

So much for globalisation eh?

 

My last resort was to use a Western Union Point.

They have a branch at the bottom of the Las Ramblas.

I got my friend back in Edinburgh to send me through 200 euros.

 

For a fee of around 7 euros, Western Union send you the money in minutes.

It is a convenient, quick and easy way to transfer money abroad and receive funds in dire situations like mine.

You need to have a valid form of ID to recieve the money.

 

Walking back up the Las Ramblas was a strange experience.

I was walking fast and not making eye contact with anyone.

Everywhere I looked, I could see pickpockets.

I was ready to kick the shit out of anyone who dared brush against me-that’s how insane I was feeling.

 

It’s a terrible shame when someone’s trust has been abused.

 

In my case, thanks to handywork of a few notorious individuals, suddenly my trust and love for Barcelona was being severely tested.

Luckily, the rest of my trip went incident free.

Scars are still there but for the experience, am infinitely more wiser.

 

Experience really is the best teacher.

 

 

How to avoid being robbed in Barcelona

Barcelona. Spot the guy being robbed? Image courtesy of Voteprime: http://www.flickr.com/photos/voteprime/

 

So with that thought in mind here my top tips for you of what to do if you are robbed in Barcelona and some general tips to keep in mind to avoid this misfortune on your travels.

 

1) Keep calm and carry on

 

It’s a humiliating and painful experience. It is natural to feel very angry and almost the need to start chasing the pickpocket down the street.

Remember, some of these people work in organised gangs so you could lead yourself into more potential danger by confronting them.

 

Unless of course you are Liam Neeson.
2) Bank cards/ Skype

 

Call your banks immediately and cancel your cards. Make sure you get a name of who you are speaking to for future reference. Handy tip for reducing the call charges- if you have wifi access in your hotel/hostel or drag yourself to the nearest coffee/McDonalds! you can call them via Skype. Rates are v.competitive and worth loading 10 euros of credit before your trip.
3) Visit the Police

 

Address for the police is

Comisaria de Policia de Barcelona (Ciutat Vella)
Carrer Nou de la Rambla, 76-80
08001
Barcelona, Spain

Metro: Liceu (Green Line, L3)

Get a ‘denuncia’ police report which will be necessary when claiming back for your insurance.
Also if your passport is stolen, you may need to produce this to the airline and also when trying to get a ‘temporary passport.’

 

 

4) Getting a temporary passport

 

 

If you’ve had the misfortune of losing your passport, then definitely you will need to have a police report handy.

Many embassies will issue this free of cost or in some case charge you a fee.

I always carry with me a photocopy of my passport and also a few passport photographs-this will help immensely in situations like this.

 

5) Other general tips

 

  • Get some form of travel insurance.
  • Keep your valueables separate.
  • Spread your cash in two separate places.
  • Store some of your cash in a prepaid cashcard like Cashcase who don’t have any buyback charges if you have any money left after your travels plus offer a competitive rate.
  • Be vigilant and don’t flash your gadgets around too much plus don’t leave them lying around.
  • Plus try and keep the guidebook out of a sight- it’s a red rag to pickpockets for them picking their targets.

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42 Responses to “Robbed in Barcelona? What I did + tips to beat the pickpockets”

  1. From Jemma:

    Aw Kash I’m so sorry to hear this happened to you :( It is such a violation of personal space, I can’t imagine how scary that must have been. It’s a good job you already had your room at the hostel booked and paid for!
    I’m glad that you’ve taken the negative of being robbed and turned it into a positive helpful blog post for other people.

    Posted on January 16, 2012 at 3:37 pm #
  2. From adrian:

    see this to see how innocent looking young girls operate as pickpockets in barcelona metro trains. beware of them. see this site and share with your friends and loved ones in barcelona: http://twitgoo.com/5e9x7r

    Posted on February 10, 2012 at 11:57 am #
  3. From Adrian Cox:

    Dear all,

    Sorry to hear about this. I was British pro-Consul in Barcelona for 3 years and have now left (due to the cuts). I have set up a company to assist All English Speakers who suffer these and all classes of problems while in Barcelona or in Spain. At least we can say that we can help you through the stress and worry at these difficult moments. Hope this will help your visitors. Kindest Regards,

    Adrian Cox:
    [email protected]
    (www.callforhelp.es)

    Posted on April 16, 2012 at 3:13 pm #
    • From Adrian Cox:

      Sorry I meant 23 years, si I have quite a lot of experience in helping at these times.

      adrian

      Posted on October 14, 2012 at 11:25 pm #
  4. From Pau Gasol:

    When you wrote “great city” in your opening lines, I thought you were kidding. After reading how serious you are about your love for Barcelona, I have come to the conclusion that you are delusional. How could you love a city that is so cruel to the outside world? That leaves so so many tourists in bad shape? Well, obviously you have your allegiance unchanging no matter what I write. I say, good luck to you, buddy. I hope you the best of luck as you are always on alert of the maliciousness aside you at all times as you walk the streets & your constant nagging awareness of feeling your wallet in the Metro.

    Posted on May 13, 2012 at 6:30 am #
    • From BudgetTraveller:

      Hey.

      I totally agree with you that this problem of pickpocketing is letting down big time the city’s residents and tourists alike.

      I do have a soft spot so I still am fond of the place, revisiting Barcelona in June so let’s see how I get on this time.

      Posted on May 25, 2012 at 1:41 pm #
  5. From Linda:

    But it happens everywhere. The last time it happened to me in March this year in York, England I just shrugged – but I had taken the precaution of carrying two wallets and the one which was stolen (there is a “bank” of bus stops around the corner from the train station if anyone wants to know – there is no bus station – & it must have been after I took out enough for my bus fare) contained only 10 pounds, an out-of-date credit card and some store cards. I do appreciate that identity theft is the problem too, but if they are going to get something it should be something of least value. One it happened to me twice in the same week! Once in England and some days later in Spain….you just never know, and now more than ever I think.

    It is worth noting that you need to make a denuncia in Spain if you are going to make an insurance claim, because I know it doesn’t seem worth the effort some times. Earlier this year my smart phone was stolen & after 3 attempts to make a denunica I gave up, only to realize, months later, that my internet tariff hadn’t been cancelled, so I was paying for something I wasn’t using (no money for another smart phone and no insurance :=(), and that because I hadn’t made and faxed to Vodafone a copy of denunica.

    Posted on July 18, 2012 at 3:40 pm #
    • From BudgetTraveller:

      Thanks for taking the time and commenting-hello!
      Ta for the tip re denuncia.

      I know it happens everywhere but in Barcelona it’s become a huge problem.

      A year on and in the hostel I lived, I heard stories on a daily basis of people getting stuff stolen -it’s becoming a serious issue and affecting the city’s image.

      Posted on July 19, 2012 at 8:35 am #
      • From Linda:

        Sign of the times in which we are living too, I think. One didn’t have to be that wise to know at the beginning of this recession that crimes like this would increase :=(

        Apparently, according to the BBC, they are all moving to London for the Olympics, so Barcelona might have time to breathe! Beware in London. Thinking we need to spread the word on that.

        Could you recommend that hostel, btw? Friend of my son is looking for accommodation in Barcelona to explore city but also close enough to beach to chill out for a couple of days? You can reply to me at islandmomma55 at yahoo dot com if you wouldn’t mind?

        Posted on July 19, 2012 at 9:43 am #
  6. From Roz:

    Also, its worth noting you cannot fly back to UK with just a police report..You must have a passport..I know this from experience in may this year..

    Posted on August 15, 2012 at 8:06 pm #
    • From BudgetTraveller:

      Hi Roz

      I didn’t get my passport stolen luckily.
      I am guessing the UK embassy issue temporary passport to those who have had their passports stolen, no?
      On that point, always great to have a photocopy of your passport with you.

      Thanks for taking the time to comment and please do drop by soon at the BudgetTraveller

      Posted on August 17, 2012 at 9:34 am #
  7. From Fran:

    two years ago my sister arrived in Barcelona, she was only in the city for 3 years and her wallet was stolen..I told my sister to keep her purse in front of her and put her hands on it, she did not listen..I love Barcelona but its a huge problem with pick pockets..Just to keep things on the up and up when I see them coming in the distance and yes I can smell them a mile off, I will begin to call them out by pointing my fingers in their direction and brushing them off..I have never had an incident with them.

    Posted on October 7, 2012 at 10:04 pm #
    • From BudgetTraveller:

      I wish I had your sense of your smell Fran!
      I am more wary now when walking in Barcelona…bit of a shame to be honest.
      Still, a great city.

      Posted on October 12, 2012 at 12:05 am #
  8. From Adrian Cox:

    There are many great places in Barcelona and these ‘urchins’ should not put you off visiting this magnificent snd popular city. Be ‘street wise’ and know where to turn if you are the victim of a crime:

    http://www.callforhelp.es
    and
    [email protected]

    for assistance and advice. Keep these details in a safe place. Hopefully you will never need them, but you know we are here if you need us.

    Adrian

    Posted on October 14, 2012 at 11:33 pm #
  9. From jill:

    This is so helpful, and I am sorry to hear of your experience. We are heading to Barcelona in a few days and have been warned of all the scams but this really helps especially the steps to take if you are a victim.

    Thanks, Jill

    Posted on November 28, 2012 at 4:31 pm #
    • From BudgetTraveller:

      Hope you had a brilliant time Jill-great city, don’t let the pickpockets put you off!

      Posted on December 4, 2012 at 12:32 pm #
  10. From Rob:

    Barcelona is stunning and its natives wonderful. i loved every minute until i got stuffed for 70 euros by a fucker in a baguette fast food outlet. 4 tiny pizza slices, 2 beers and 2 cokes. i summoned police who backed up the pizza guy 100%. i wont be back until they sort these people out. cop said i should have asked the price of the food prior to purchase.

    Posted on November 29, 2012 at 1:52 pm #
    • From BudgetTraveller:

      70 euros for all that? Wow, that sucks. I am guessing you were on the La Ramblas?

      Posted on December 4, 2012 at 12:32 pm #
  11. From Bill:

    On New year’s Eve I was in a crowded bar in Barcelona, wearing a kilt. Shortly after a woman came up to me and flirted, I felt a ruffle down below, and saw that her accomplice was trying to pick my sporran. I grabbed his wrist and told him to go forth and multiply and not to ******* try it EVER again. They both sloped off, but the proprietor did not want to hear about it. Nasty, nasty.

    Posted on January 7, 2013 at 4:39 pm #
  12. From JoeE:

    Have been sitting on a park bench side by side with my wife hands on our backpack / bag when a bicycle driver in front of us lost his keys. My wife immediately shouted “hello”, pointed towards the “lost” keys and moved towards the keys and then into the direction of the bicycle driver who had stopped 5 meters to the left to hand them over to him like other friendly human beeings would have done. After a moment I got aware of a second man moving towards his bicycle to the right with my wifes bag. Jumping up and running was one action from me and only seconds before he was on his bicycle I got him. He handed over immediately the bag. Securing my belongings back on the park bench and communicating with my wife was more important than thinking anything else. Took me a while to calm down but at least several hours at the police station, embassy etc. could be avoided. Looking forward towards the flight back at the moment. Will try to take some additional good memories into my brain in the next 32 hours left in Barcelona, the “world capital of pickpockets”.

    Posted on February 2, 2013 at 2:19 am #
  13. From JoeE:

    BTW I am tired of hearing “do not look like a tourist, do not behave like a tourist”. Why visiting Barcelona? Only tourists could be thinking that this could help and potentially give pickpocketers the chance to hide. Of course be prepared to becomme robbed in Barcelona, it is for them like fishing in the croud I assume. Taking the best chance while living in this lovely city as a non tourist avoiding other non tourists only because locals would then eventually take serious measures.

    Posted on February 2, 2013 at 2:33 am #
    • From BudgetTraveller:

      I feel your pain Joe.
      Suddenly being or acting like a tourist has become something of a crime.
      Nowadays the catchword in tourism is ‘Live life as a local’ which is fine but at the same time, if you’re visiting a city for a few days not that easy.
      Trust me, locals have it as bad as the tourists- I know many locals in Barcelona who have had their stuff stolen on average once so it’s a bit of an epidemic.
      The sad thing, it’s blighting the image of the city and no one locally is taking any steps to proactively combat the threat of pickpockets.
      Glad to hear you guys were spared of the visit to the police station.
      Thanks for your thoughts and feedback. Do drop by again soon.

      Best wishes
      Kash aka the ‘BudgetTraveller’

      Posted on February 6, 2013 at 3:11 pm #
  14. From Chanel @ LaViajeraMorena:

    Thank you for sharing your experience. I am linking to you in my article about how not to get scammed while traveling :)

    Posted on March 9, 2013 at 5:59 pm #
    • From BudgetTraveller:

      Awesome!! Thanks for linking and sharing this…

      Posted on March 11, 2013 at 10:28 am #
  15. From Kendal:

    I had my iPhone stolen in Paris about 3 years ago. What I’ve learned in addition to what you mention is this:

    Your homeowners insurance (or renters insurance, I assume) will cover some of the cost. Yay! Travel insurance covers the rest.

    Just never have your phone in ANY pocket. They can steal out of front pockets too (that’s not what happened to me, but I’ve been told…)

    For phones, install a tracking app. They may just take the SIM out, anyway (unless you glue it in or something) which defeats the purpose of the app, but better safe than sorry.

    Always keep your bags where you can see them. I try to keep a hand on my purse, and watch my surroundings. There are gangs of girls around here that reach into purses. I caught one once (not my purse).

    Don’t stick out. Just don’t do anything that makes you a target. I was wearing rainboots on a sunny day, and speaking in English with a friend, not paying attention to the people around me. Tarrrrget.

    Don’t put things down on tables when you go out. They may disappear.

    Seriously, the best thing I think you can do is just pay attention to who is around you, and watch out for people who may be trying to distract you while someone else robs you.

    Posted on April 24, 2013 at 8:14 pm #
  16. From Angie:

    Phone stolen on the metro coming into Liceu. Reported to the police where you say, helpful to a point but I had to have the phone serial no of the phone which had just been stolen!!! Luckily my phone service provider could give me the info and stop the phone working for the thieves to enjoy. Real pain, but it didnt stop us enjoying the holiday. Later in the evening at Ramblas there was some really dodgy behaviour, so glad to get in the taxi back to the hotel. Wild West town!

    Posted on April 28, 2013 at 9:37 pm #
  17. From Karess:

    Hi, Kash! I’m so sorry about what happened to you. But yes, thank you for sharing these tips! I’ll definitely use them when I go to Barcelona someday.

    It’s encouraging how you chose not to focus on your demise and instead helped others with your journey.

    I look forward to read more of your adventure stories soon!

    Posted on April 29, 2013 at 4:57 am #
  18. From Won't get me down:

    Great points. Just got jacked in Barcelona yesterday carrying my wife’s luggage onto the subway at the Diagonal station. I knew immediately what was going on (one guy grabbed the bag to “help” me while the others pushed me forward). I immediately grabbed for my wallet but it was gone. I jumped off the train and chased them yelling as loud as I can (definitely do this!! They do not want attention drawn to them.) They pitched the wallet (they don’t want to get caught with it!) so I was really lucky and got back all of my cards, but they nabbed the $300 Euros I had just taken out of the ATM. I never carry much cash, but had just stopped and got a large amount since I had to pay for our apartment and the deposit in cash. Sucks. They no doubt saw me make a withdrawl.

    So some lessons. If you make a withdrawl from an ATM you may very well be watched. Put the money somewhere safe, but immediately duck into a building where you can quickly switch it to another pocket or place. The key is to prevent them from getting the wallet – once they have the money there is nothing you can do. I ran them down, but it was one against five, and the one still had on a backpack. The funny thing is that I actually tried to get in a fight to try to get my money back but they were having any of it (again, didn’t want the attention). One was a big body builder guy and I really wanted a piece of him (I’m a tall skinny guy with a big attitude, and I’m 50, so I would have got my ass beaten, but I was pissed) but he wouldn’t take the bait. No cops to be found either, although we did see them at other places and they did chase 3 guys through one other station.

    Posted on June 18, 2013 at 7:56 am #
  19. From Gordon:

    In Barcelona it is not a crime to pickpocket! The Police have to prove that the value of the stolen goods or money exceeds 600 Euros to be able to prosecute the picpocketer, if they even get arrested. They say they are going to change the law but there has not been anything so far.

    Posted on July 4, 2013 at 5:11 pm #
  20. From Scottj1981:

    I too was approached by Arabic men…. Bola amigo, I went straight to protect my pocket and they snatched it out of my hand and run off. Apparently there are over 50 reported cases each day. By the time I went to a pay phone to cancel my phone there were £3000 worth of call charges. The law is not strong enough. Avoid Barcelona and go elsewhere. I am well travelled and the experience is enough to put me off ever going again.

    Posted on September 11, 2013 at 6:55 pm #
  21. From Scottj1981:

    Worst place I have ever been in my life

    Posted on September 11, 2013 at 6:57 pm #
  22. From Frank:

    It’s horrible being the victim of a pickpocket.

    But there is a way to minimize your loss without having to bypass great cities or blaming the police:

    A money belt.

    Before you say they’re not cool, they’re a pain to deal with, they’re uncomfortable, read the following and then decide:

    http://1bag1world.com/2013/09/money-belts/

    Posted on September 20, 2013 at 6:48 pm #
  23. From Andrew Clarke:

    I am sat in my Barcelona hotel room, awake at 5am and angry. Reading websites and looking for advice. Last night I was mugged and had my watch taken. Could have been worse, I suppose.

    I have been here many times and had grown to love it. No more. I saw a bag snatch within minutes of arriving on my first visit. The target was my wife – we saw the scumbag scope her and then approach 2 minutes later – and as I stepped towards him to head him off he dropped a lighter, distracting another woman, and grabbed her bag. Gone in seconds. So I have always been cautious.

    Last night, in a busy public place just next to Playa Catalunya, two men came up to me, one either side, and I instantly told them to go away. I walked off, they followed, I stepped away, told them loudly to go away and signalled angrily. One tried to hand me something and I stepped away and shouted to people nearby get attention. Then the other simply grabbed my left wrist, turned his back on me and pulled my arm over his left shoulder, incapacitating me, and gripped my arm tightly so I couldn’t get away. I thought he was trying to pull me into an alley nearby. I was scared, you can imagine. I’m tall, fit, strong, but there were two of them. I was about to swing a punch and the other guy stepped towards me, so I had to swipe at him instead – and missed of course. I’m no fighter, I don’t know self defence, I just struggled and tried to keep the second guy away from me.

    There were people around – a few watched. The other approached again – and I was certain he was going for my wallet (in an inside pocket) – and I shouted HELP as loudly as I could, towards a group of young people nearby, kicking out to keep the other guy away. Finally they people – tourists it turned out – ran towards me, and the guy let go of my wrist and they both ran. I thought they had been scared off and I had been lucky. The tourists asked if I was ok. Shaken, not hurt, but of course my wrist felt odd after being gripped for so long – maybe 30 seconds. I double checked my pockets, thanked them and walked on to look for Police. Gotta be some in the central square on a busy Friday night, right? No.

    Then I got the feeling back in my wrist and realised my watch was gone. Physically wripped off my wrist by a guy who should be found and prosecuted (by Liam Neeson, yes). And yes, it was worth a lot more then EUR600, so maybe the police will do something when I go in to report it in a few hours. Bu tI hold out little hope.

    Barcelona, European city of culture, home of Gaudi and the best food on the continent, the city that never sleeps – because if you are asleep you can’t rob someone.

    No, you can keep it. Never again.

    Posted on December 7, 2013 at 4:44 am #
  24. From joe banks:

    Grate story to learn from, Thanks and sorry of what happens to you, you will be ok and find next time go go there. will i go to visit the city may.
    Good luch

    Posted on December 21, 2013 at 3:04 pm #
  25. From Lina Gessal:

    Thanks for sharing, i like the way you have written about how to beat pickpockets as everyone is not aware of all these things and these tips may help those people who get into that situation.

    Posted on January 22, 2014 at 5:28 am #

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