A great way to get to know a place by getting to know its people. This video presents a peculiar specimen that drives around the city all day long carrying not only locals, but their joys and their sorrows as well.

“When the person steps into the taxi, we become psychologists”, states the taxista. And like many psychologists, taxi drivers can be crazier than a coconut, and have opinions about everything – observations I’ve had as a long time user of both taxis and therapy.

“I am Buenos Aires” is a number of short documentaries that let viewers discover “la city porteña” through its inhabitants. Developed by two Dutch expats and one Argentine, the project manages to candidly portrait the diversity of people who make Buenos Aires such a special place.