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Seeing New York by yellow cab

Most people's first impression of New York City will be its charismatic yellow cabs, and their equally charismatic drivers.

Some tourists even use the cabbies as an idiosyncratic albeit expensive guide to The Big Apple.

Ramon Goni finds out how this way of seeing the city beats any traditional written guide.

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