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I think tourists should be mainly aware of ‘punguistas´ or pickpockets They carefully open your backpack while you are walking They pour water on your clothes to distract you. You’re like: ‘Oh! My shirt is all wet!’ and then they open your bag Don’t enter shady streets with no reason. Stay always on the touristic track Palermo, Recoleta, San Telmo… where you find cops on each corner La Boca, Caminito… those places are well guarded I think it’s not safe for women especially because… we are physically more vulnerable than a man who may be bigger and stronger Nowadays it’s not safe for women to travel alone around Argentina Women must be very careful and pay a lot of attention. Sometimes not even that is enough

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