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  1. BoliceFan

    BoliceFan New Member

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    A brochure at the airport or ads on TV? I was recently stranded overnight at Monastir louage station but perfectly safe. U couldn't get to where there was WIFI to meet friends near Monastir but at 02:00 am onwards it was very disturbing, who and what I saw, comings and goings but I won't expand on that and I took down no number plates. It is a crossroads/ roundabout zone, with people leaving and arriving or on a journey. The louage coordinator/ticket producer man and mates see nothing as they have their back to it all and curtains closed. Was there for 7 or so hours & was really grateful for the prodessionaliam of the people who run the Monastir station louage as some people call it.. Sorry delete this please if not relevant. Warnings need to be given to all genders but I feel just as safe here as I do in my own city or safer in general.
     
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  3. Laura2014

    Laura2014 Moderator

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    Long way to travel from Australia to Tunisia? Part of a world trip or to meet a Man? Just curious as it sounded like you were at the airport alone?
     
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  4. Laura2014

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    Bolicefan’s profile says female from Australia.
     
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  5. Laura2014

    Laura2014 Moderator

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    I assumed it was the Airport, but louage is the railway station. :eek:
     
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    Louage is the taxi station. This were you can take the long distance taxi. It’s a terrible way of traveling you sit with 5 people on the backseat when it’s for 4, no seatbelts. We took one one from Tabarka to Tunis around new year it was very busy so they smelled money and kept people piling in.
    The taxi arrived and loads of people ran at it climbed in it was disgusting.
    You don’t even want to be there at daylight.
     
  7. Mango Chutney

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    A Louage is those smelly little mini bus things that me and Judith have described....with no aircon.
    They are a horrible and cheap way of travelling, so you can imagine the kinda folk that generally use them....and they are not the sort I'd want to spend the night with :thumbsup:
    Well yes.....they are written in Arabic :D
    Ja, t'was an incredibly foolish thing to do :eek:
    A Tunisian woman alone out at night is dangerous, but a Western woman....no way! That was sheer stupidity, and as you said, it highlights how little she understands the country.
    :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
     
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  8. Laura2014

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    I hope @BoliceFan comes back. Her profile said she has escaped a rat. I’d be interested in her story.
     
  9. Laura2014

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    Welcome new members. If you have just joined please read this.
     

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