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Beware gipsy hawkers

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Beware gipsy hawkers

Not really a question but a warning.

We had a wonderful day in this beautiful old town.

Unfortunately we had one bad experience opposite the main tourist office near the aqueduct.

There was a gipsy woman selling embroidered shawls etc. She asked for €20 for the one we selected. When we came to pay the price went up to €25. Then she said "I'll go and get you a bag for it" She went over to her stall and came back with a bag. It was only back in Madrid we realised she had substituted the shawl for an old piece of cloth. So beware traveller.

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1. Re: Beware gipsy hawkers

David:

Sorry for your experience. I always try to steer away from gypsies for that very reason. Most are honest, but the few who are dishonest give all of them a bad reputation.

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