2015-07-15 Lourdes ~ Watching the Tour de France go by in Lourdes

Lourdes is just so beautiful and there are fewer more spiritual places in France to watch the Tour roll by than this historic town. I had hoped to get some shots of the peleton going past the Notre Dame basilica but the TDF route took the cyclists through the town centre about half a mile … Continue reading 2015-07-15 Lourdes ~ Watching the Tour de France go by in Lourdes

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2015-07-14 Auch – Lourdes ~ Shock and awe in the Tour de France plus fireworks a plenty on Bastille Day

Today's photo shows the Tour de France about 10 minutes after it had set off from Tarbes on the first stage in the Pyrenees. An early start as well for me today as had to get up before 5 in order to make it to Tarbes in time to see the Tour. Had to wait … Continue reading 2015-07-14 Auch – Lourdes ~ Shock and awe in the Tour de France plus fireworks a plenty on Bastille Day