Saturday, June 30, 2012
A few shots of the spectators, who valiantly defied the heat and the sun all day to support the cyclists. Some had reserved seats on the specially built platforms,
For those of you who are uninitiated to the pleasures of sporting excellence on two wheels and steroid allegations, today the Tour de France starts in Liège with the Prologue. I will be posting updates throughout the day. Thousands of people are gathered around the Place Saint Lambert and the rest of the circuit.
Friday, June 29, 2012
As soon as yesterday's semifinal finished, the streets of Liège were flooded by celebrating 3rd generation italian immigrants. The party went on until 2am, horns, vuvuzelas, sirens, firecrackers and all. I have nothing against italians but why on earth should we lose sleep in the far end of Belgium when Italy wins?