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04-15-2012, 04:16 PM
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Mike8
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Originally Posted by patnyrnyg View Post
No, not an insult at all. Sorry if it came across that way. I was wearing a Rangers hat, is that enough to make me stand out as a tourist? We weren't walking around with maps in our hands, or binoculars/camera around our necks. I have been to plenty of cities around the US and Canada, an to Europe once. This was more than I have ever seen anywhere.
You may have looked like tourists, maybe not. Either way, there's an awful lot of homelessness in Montreal and beggars. More than most places I've been to--and more than any city I've been to in the West. Many other visitors to the city are astonished, so it's not just you.

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