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CultureShock! Sri Lanka by Robert Barlas

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CULTURE QUIZ

SITUATION 1

Just as you emerge from the international airport on first arrival, having not been met at the exit within the building, men will approach you with offers of hotel accommodation of five star comfort at no-star cost. The tout may look typically of his breed or appear to be a respectable individual concerned about you - this visitor to Paradise Island. You may also meet him thereafter, in all sorts of places with various offers—gambling, blue sapphires on the cheap, pleasures of the flesh (!) etc. Recognising him for what he is—a con bloodsucker of sorts—do you

image  Blast him as if he were the devil incarnate.

  Ignore him and ...

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