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Valence is a nice city. Just before hunting for a quaint stop for lunch, we took a rest on the fountain.
Post Tour rest day

July 23rd 2011
After a long day yesterday (and we didn't even cycle 109km up a mountain...), we needed a day of rest. So, we got some laundry done and went into town (Valence) for a walk around the shops on the lovely pedestrian-only cobblestone paths. Then we drove to nearby Tournon sur Rhône and did another walk-about of the streets and took in some gorgeous scenery and history. It was very relaxing and n ... read more
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23rd July 2011

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I love reading about your trip and wish we were there with you. Your day yesterday to watch the Tour was awesome, and I would have been just like Lori with the heights. Have a great trip and thanks for keeping us posted.

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