All the cruise ship visitors wear white white white sneakers and shorts, carry tiny digital cameras, technology we’ve never seen dangling off their wrists. The guy cleaning the windows of the Persian rug store on Germain Street gets stopped by one of them. The man with sharp cheekbones and sharp hair says, I run a window washing business in California. Same thing all over the world, huh? Splash it on and wipe it off. Not much to it, but you can make a fortune.

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