Thursday, May 19, 2011

Creative Panhandling

Remember when I said "creative panhandling" was an indicator of a livable place? No, the link is off to the right, but the point was that between the amount of 1) residents and 2) tourists - both a product of desirability, there was a market for 1) panhandling, but 2) a lot of competition amongst said panhandlers. You don't find many simply asking for bus/train fare as you do here (speaking of, where do they have to catch a train to? Gotta get some new chinos at the urban outfitters in Mockingbird Station?).

In Paris: