Every July, the Tour of France road cycling race brings millions of people to the roadside in France and often, in neighboring countries as well because the race may visit other countries.
Here is the village of Mauleon-Barousse on the lower slopes of the Pyrenees mountains. It is an idyllic, peaceful village, but when the Tour de France race goes through the village, thousands of spectators arrive to watch the event.
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A large, inflatable tent that you can setup in 90 seconds. It sounds incredible, but it really seems to work. A comfortable, fully equipped tent with beds is ready for use so quickly. The thing is that it is not your ordinary tent that you carry along, but a tent that travels on its own platform.
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A backpack is so essential travel gear for me that I have a number of different types of backpacks for different types of trips. An Australian company Alpaka believes that all I need is one backpack. As long as it is the Shiftpack, the company says their backpack is suitable for any type of trip or even for commute to the office. Let’s see what the product features are.
Read the story “A backpack is an essential piece of equipment for a traveler, but can it be a one-size-fits-all gear?”
Every July the world’s biggest sports event – as measured by the number of spectators following the live event where it happens – road cycling race the Tour of France travels along the roads of Europe. The actual race takes three weeks to complete. It is 3540 km / 2200 miles long (in 2017). Millions and millions of people arrive to the roadside to cheer the riders.
Read the story “Tour de France is an amazing travel destination promotion tool”