These people are some sort of revenuers. They go around and collect the fees from the vendors. They've got some fancy equipment but they collect the fees in cash.
A detail of the south side of the cathedral.
It was cool and cloudy for a day in June.
There are enough British folks around the region that a store specializing in British goods has been in business at least as long as we've been here. As of yet, there seems to be no need for an American version. I'm sure there are some other Yanks in the area but we're not aware of them. Soon enough there will be a bunch of our American friends wandering around for a few weeks. Look out Mirepoix.