Pete > wrote:
>France was a paradise in the eigthies and early nineties. I got my very
>first cycle there. On the famous Champs Elyssee.
>I still have the script and a card from the pharmacie. I took a bus here at
>7am, and we there at 1pm. Problem was, it was a Saturday, and all the
>pharmacies had only 2 or 3 "Deca-Durabolin-50" amps (they never sold the
>Dutch Deca-100, 2ml/100mg/ml amps...) so i was kinda dissapointed. Then i
>went to this chique looking pharmacie on the Champs-Ellysee and try to get
>them. Again, only 2 amps. But there was this very cute Vietnamese girl who
>worked there, who actually thought it was funny that i asked for a large
>quantity of steroids. So i told her, with the saddest face imagenable, that
>i came all the way from Netherland to get it. She made a phone-call to the
>supplier and asked for a courier. After 2 hours, there was a big bag with 48
>amps onthe counter. I could kiss her.
>The amps would have cost me about 600 guilders here in Holland. In France it
>was only 250. The trip was 30, and i spend about 20 on a few drinks. To i
>GOT to see Paris, I GOT the stuff, and SAVED 300 guilders!
These are the anecdotes that I love!
Brink, this is the kind of stuff you should write about. Kennedy could
use some articles like this and less about that ischemia stuff, okay?
Get your job back, Will! Write something INTERESTING!
Okay, I do love anecdotes (and I've already said I'm jealous of
Brink... well, not the height thing, of course).
re $8.00US cost for Portugese "action"
>Hmmm... not bad.
>Right here they charge 50 Euro. Unless you know when to go, then its
>about 25. So i have heard...
Well, that was 1987 or so. With inflation, etc., I'm certain that...
>A lot of Dutch people visit Turkey, i believe its destination number one.
A friend is vacationing to Hawaii, but I can well see why Turkey would
be very popular.
(And who could argue with camel wrestling in Selšuk?!)
re "I want to be Dutch. Is there an application?"
>Just fill in the blanks. And bring some money.
I'm sure I still have some leftover guilders in a box somewhere.
Hmm. http://www.xe.com/ I am not digging that exchange rate, though.
>Well, drama... but there is some underlying "thing" ticking...
No ticking! Unless we're talking about fabric or horses! ;o)
(I have a more than healthy appreciation for Google.)