Bureaucracy is a Lifestyle
It takes a month or two, sometimes more to have your Passport ready or renewed. Everybody knows that the Tunisian bureaucracy crushes productivity, wastes time and costs an enormous amount of money. No politician is ever punished for not changing it.
Once, twice, maybe even three times a week, especially in summer, a truck will drive by neighborhood that distributes an anti-mosquito spray in a gaseous form.
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Driving & Parking
Even when there are dozens of free parallel spaces, Tunisians will park diagonally on narrow streets. Then, of course, even with all of these free spaces, someone will park on the opposite side, with their blinkers on, for half an hour, in the exact spot where the other car has parked diagonally blocking the driving lane. Or, two people will stop in the middle of the road and talk to each other.
Tunisians love to complain about just anything, but rarely act for change.
Peeing in Public Places
Guys feel it’s Ok to pee in public places if it’s an emergency. Apparently, bladder control is a problem. Public toilets are not readily available and traffic forces you to pee in the streets.
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I’m Tunisian and peeing in the streets is not normal here .. it’s rather considered crazy
also I think the only Tunisians who see mosquito trunks are the ones who live on the coast or close.. we don’t suffer from mosquitoes in western Tunisia