Talk:João Pessoa

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"An excellent idea is to buy a small frontal unisex pouch locally called a "capanga" (which literally means "bodyguard"), normally used to carry your wallet, checks, money and car keys."

And what should be put into that capanga? Nothing? A wallet with nothing inside? A wallet with some money inside?

In case of an robbery one simply give that capanga to the bad guy? —The preceding comment was added by Flightnavigator (talkcontribs)

Edit accordingly however you see fit. Ikan Kekek (talk) 23:28, 2 May 2021 (UTC)

Capanga[edit]

"An excellent idea is to buy a small frontal unisex pouch locally called a "capanga" (which literally means "bodyguard"), normally used to carry your wallet, checks, money and car keys."

And what should be put inside the capanga? Nothing? A wallet with nothing inside? A wallet with some money inside?

And in case of an robbery one should simply give the capanga to the bad guy? Flightnavigator (talk) 23:28, 2 May 2021 (UTC)

I assume it's meant to prevents pickpockets, not someone holding a gun or a knife to you. Some people carry wallets, others have money loose in their pockets. Nelson Ricardo (talk) 00:07, 3 May 2021 (UTC)


Hm the recommendation for the capanga was written in the same section of the topic "being mugged". It's not about pickpocketing. "In case you get mugged you need to give the bad guy something."
So in case of being mugged I think it's likely that the bad guy wants your capanga or at least something from inside. Having the car keys and credit cards inside does not sound a good idea for me. Flightnavigator (talk) 00:31, 4 May 2021 (UTC)