Le Tour 2004! (Page 1 or 2)
We followed the Tour de France 2004 for a few days. My wife and I joined two friends that were also following the tour. Below are a some pictures of France mixed in with The Tour de France.
We intercepted the Peloton (Photo Mark Schmisseur).
The US Postal Team (aka in France as "Posties") rides on by.
We visited Chamonix, in the Alps near the Swiss border.
We took a tram ride that has four stops which ultimately
Back to Le Tour: We spent 8 hours waiting for the Tour to come by. Above, Lance Armstrong rides
Back to the mountains - In the picture above, trams that hold 30 or so people make their
The beautiful Alpine region of Northeast France near the Italian and Swiss borders.
Now on to Paris - Gargoyles adorn the Notre Dame
After annoying the hotel front desk, we convince management
And finally, the Peloton arrives below us! The US Postal team leads the way into Paris.
And with a zoom lens, a picture of Lance Armstrong about to make cycling history!
Lance and two team mates ride below!
And after an incredible trip, enjoying Paris, the city of lights! Truly fabulous!
© 2006 John Miranda