It’s that time again…the only sporting event I excitedly anticipate, that brings happiness every summer…LE TOUR DE FRANCE! Oh yes…it starts tomorrow, and lasts a glorious 20+ days. I never miss a stage, and the familiar voices of the announcers (especially Phil Liggett) bring comfort and familiarity each year. Even if you’re not into cycling…you’ll enjoy it if you’re a francophile like me, and you will discover and learn about remote (and well known) areas of France. The helicopter views and in depth town tours are incredible…chateaus + sunflower fields galore! If you want to join me in this obsession, follow my twitter le tour list for the most up to date info, and I am always up for a chat about teams, contenders, stages, and well…everything. I seriously geek out over this stuff. Vive le Tour!!
tour de france 2012 poster by Vincent Vermeij