"Particularly annoying..." Cambridge Warnings Or Dangers Tip by King_Golo

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  Trumpington Street: tourists in abundance
by King_Golo

...are the people who offer you to go punting or to take a guided tour through the town or to take a bus tour or whatever... They roam the streets in front of King's College (particularly Trumpington Street) where most of the tourists are and don't hesitate to bother you five or ten times in a row even if you have repeatedly turned down the offer. Whenever you move for a meter or two, they seem to think that you could have changed your mind and approach you again.
Unfortunately, there's hardly anything you can do. As everybody around there could be a potential customer, they are in a cut-throat competition. Perhaps you might be left alone if you wear a suit and a gown which makes you look more like a local...

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  • Written Jun 14, 2010
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