Europe in September

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Europe in September

Post by JET01 » Sat Jun 16, 2018 11:43 am

I'm off to Paris for a conference in September.
I'll have a couple of days afterwards to head for a surf before coming home.

I'm not going to be able to take a board with me but will have some space for a wetty.

I need three things:

cheap private accommodation - along the same lines as a pubstay or something.
hire a decent board.
nightlife would be a bonus
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.

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Re: Europe in September

Post by offshore1 » Sat Jun 16, 2018 1:41 pm

Godsavethequeen is your man with connections to the French underground, jet.
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Re: Europe in September

Post by Legion » Sat Jun 16, 2018 2:57 pm

Also consider doing something cool sightseeing-wise instead.

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Re: Europe in September

Post by steve shearer » Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:45 am

fcuk sightseeing, thats baby boomer shitt.
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Re: Europe in September

Post by Legion » Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:13 am

Well I was going to say visit Amsterdam and get smashed for a few days but I thought a broader description might be more appropriate. September is a tricky time otherwise I'd say go to the Alps.

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Re: Europe in September

Post by black duck » Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:24 am

wsl comp starts Oct 3rd. Probs be a few pro surfers around late september.
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Re: Europe in September

Post by JET01 » Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:53 am

Legion wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 2:57 pm
Also consider doing something cool sightseeing-wise instead.
I’ve got to spend a couple of days in Paris with the cheesenkisses first, then i’ve got a couple of days to myself.

It’s either get the train to Amsterdam and sample the cannabis culture, or tick another overseas surf destination off the list.

But with only 2 nights available it needs to be pretty easy.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.

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Re: Europe in September

Post by Beanpole » Sun Jun 17, 2018 4:38 pm

Long way to go for a joint.
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fcuk sightseeing, thats baby boomer shitt.
:D
Yeah, nothing worth seeing in Paris.

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Re: Europe in September

Post by alakaboo » Sun Jun 17, 2018 6:31 pm

You could get the train to Biarritz in about 4 hours.
It's like the Byron of France.
But really, I would go to an art gallery or two, drink some wine, eat some good bread.

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Re: Europe in September

Post by buddy » Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:06 pm

Better off waiting till you get home for surf.
Sounds like more hassle than it's worth in this case.
Unless you really, really need to say, 'I surfed in France'.

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Re: Europe in September

Post by steve shearer » Sun Jun 17, 2018 9:06 pm

hire a car, hire a board, get a go out, drink the local wine , eat the local cheese and bread etc etc.

you gots to tick those French beachies off the list.

Sure, be the schmuck taking shots of the Eiffel Tower too.
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Re: Europe in September

Post by Beanpole » Sun Jun 17, 2018 9:23 pm

Best day in Paris we were walking to get somewhere. Happen to pick this little cafe for breakfast....best food we had in the city. Not different but just fantastic quality. Kept walking along the street and found the Rodin Museum in his huge house. Brilliant stuff. You need to have time to goof around or you won't find anything.

Have a crack at getting to the surf if you want but realistically it will be scouting for some other time most likely.

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Re: Europe in September

Post by saltman » Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:07 am

Take the wetsuit
Check the local forecast 2 days out
Then choose whether to hire the car and board
Or lollygag around Paris
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Re: Europe in September

Post by Trev » Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:25 am

Goddamn it saltman.
This is Realsurf.
No place here for reasoned, thoughtful responses.
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Re: Europe in September

Post by steve shearer » Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:32 am

France in September?

wetsuit required?
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Re: Europe in September

Post by buddy » Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:58 am

Don't you need one all year rd there?

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Re: Europe in September

Post by Beanpole » Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:47 am

If it's anything like Santa Cruz in Spring. Fcuk everyone had hoods on....and boots but that probably more for the rocks. Wasn't that cold with a 3/4 mm wetsuit. Could have got by with 2/3 mm. Autumn I guess would be warmer?

Thinking of going to Portugal next year around then actually.

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Re: Europe in September

Post by alakaboo » Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:57 pm

I surfed Biarritz in September and didn't take a wettie because the forecast was 19 degrees in the water and 22 air temp.
It was more like 14 for both and I didn't appreciate it in my 0.5mm wetsuit top.

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