Here’s the thing with Milan: You can’t hail a cab. You have to wait in line at a stand for a cabbie to take mercy on you. So, when I emerged from my hotel at 7:30 this morning to find it was raining and snowing simultaneously, I realized getting across the city was going to be tricky.
Mistake no. 1: Buying an umbrella from a shady man on a street corner. It seemed like a no-brainer. Buy a cheap umbrella from a man on the street and salvage my
just-blown-out ‘do. But as I waited in a long line at the cab stand, a huge gust of wind completely destroyed my purchase. First the handle fell off, then the rest of it came apart. It literally disintegrated in my hands.
Mistake no. 2: Waiting outside for a cab for 20 minutes. So, it’s 7:50. I’m drenched. My hair is matted with water, and the ends are stringy. There are no cabs to be found and I’m at the end of a very long line. I decide to take my chances and try to navigate the subway.
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