Tour de France (Days 50 - 52) July 12th 2006 Tour - Stage 9 (Dax)
We decided to catch a stage finish in Dax, which was about 45mins from Biarritz. I've been watching the Tour for 4 years now, ever since I began competing in triathlons. I was very excited to finally see it in person. I bought a program in France (in French) that broke down each stage in detail, with estimated arrival times and detailed maps of the mountain stages.
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Europe » France Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more