Acapulco Taxi

 
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These VW Beetles are everywhere, in Acapulco and weave in and out of the traffic lanes to get to their destination in record time.
When Germany stopped producing the beetles, I believe, the license was taken over by Mexico to carry on making them. They're very distinctive with their blue markings and bold, black numbers; this one was parked outside of a hotel after dropping passengers off.

Thanks for looking. :)

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Jas - Apr 28, 2009 01:00 PM EDT
Thank you for commenting Julie and Chriss. Unfortunately, I didn't get a ride in one of these 'Herbie' cars....although there were plenty about.
Jas - Apr 28, 2009 12:57 PM EDT
Thanks for commenting Tania. The streets of Acapulco certainly looked like a race track, with all the taxis in the same colour livery! :)
TMR8 - Apr 26, 2009 05:40 AM EDT
Jas looks like a racing VW lol. Well captured and thanks for the story behind it also
chriss35 - Mar 05, 2009 07:32 PM EDT
A very nice colourful VW taxi image Jas, It reminds me of "Herbie" did you manage to take a ride in one. Chriss:)
JulieMetott - Feb 26, 2009 05:20 PM EDT
Nice Shot!

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