by Lorenzo Piccoli
The Tour arrives on the Pyrenees today and one year ago I was there to watch it together with Giallu en route from Marseilles.
We did not know what to expect there. We found a colourful and enormous circus that cuts across national origin and social class. This was stage 12 of the Tour with the peloton arriving in Peyragudes at 1,590 m (5,217 ft) and below you will find my photos of the day.