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  LIVING ADVERTISING AT DLUGA STREET
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This, maybe 12-14 years old, boy was sitting on a chair in the middle of lively Long Street, main axis of the old town, closed for any traffic. He hold a display-board advertising grocery (beer, ice-cream) located 10 m off the main street. I found it quite effective living advertisement but... a bit moving at first, too. Does it prove strong local competition and creativity of the owner of a grocery or just common poverty which forced this boy to do that job? Or maybe this boy was a son of the owner of that grocery? Never mind, he was reading a book with passion and looked neither sad nor poor. Future businessman?

I saw 3 more similar advertisings along Dluga street. Is it Gdansk local custom? Well, Gdansk was one of the world's richiest cities in the past, mainly because of commerce. Looking at numerous, new and small stores around the old town I think that this old tradition seems to be continued since 1990. Good luck :-)



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  • Written Sep 29, 2005
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