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RE: living in the netherlands« Reply #1 on: September 13 2004 08:09:00 »
Leiden is pretty close to Noordwijk, but don't expect too many great waves there. Finding a place to live can be pretty hard. How long are you staying in NL?
RE: living in the netherlands« Reply #2 on: September 13 2004 14:09:00 »
hopefully it could be perment, but I'd say about 6 months to start with. Is it best to come out and then start looking?
RE: living in the netherlands« Reply #3 on: September 14 2004 03:09:00 »
I off over there in the next couple of days so I should get a better idea of the situation. I don't mind sharing so i'll have a look around.
I need to start learning dutch quick though!!!
thanks for your help
RE: living in the netherlands« Reply #4 on: September 23 2004 02:09:00 »
Stay in the hague. Scheveningen is not world class, but we've got a harbour wall to protect us a bit from sw and nnw winds. It's close to Leiden by train. Try kamernet.nl
Boards cost around 600euro. Bring you're own or plan a trip to france and get a board there for 300-350.
RE: living in the netherlands« Reply #5 on: September 24 2004 16:09:00 »
Yeah go for a place in Scheveningen, it's descent surfing there, bring a thick wetsuit though.
RE: living in the netherlands« Reply #7 on: October 20 2004 04:10:00 »
Just got back from france, its a good 12 to 14 hour drive to almost all the good spots, talking about Pin-sec, Lacanau, Hossegor, Capbreton, st jean de lux and Biaritz. But since you don't need a board its no problem for you. Scheveningen is good, busy on good days but in the wintertime its all ok.
Seeya out there!
RE: living in the netherlands« Reply #8 on: October 21 2004 07:10:00 »
Scheveninge, much better than leiden, but on the other hand there are a lot of girls in Leiden :)
because of the university, that's what it makes difficult to find some place to rent aswell, cause all these students doe need a room themselves
But maybe you can share one ;)