How it works:
- Version 1: a friendly local resident engages you, claiming to be a student at a local private university where fees are expensive. He then gives you a poem he claims to have written and asks if you can give a “donation” to help with his university fees.
- Version 2: other sob stories include being robbed and asking if you can give some money for him to take the transport.
Places to beware:
- Santiago: La Chascona Casa Museo, Santa Lucia
What to do: