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2013: France & Italy

written by Rene K. Mueller, Copyright (c) 2013, last updated Tue, August 27, 2013

July 13, 2013: Carcasonne - Toulouse - St. Sulpice - Lisle sur Tarn 150km (8:21) 857km

Along Canal du Midi to Toulouse, quite shady road due the trees along the channel, and then heading north from Toulouse direction St. Sulpice.

Camping near Pezens, at Le Fresquel river
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Bicycle path along Canal du Midi near Toulouse
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Toulouse
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Camping in Lisle sur Tarn
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July 14, 2013: Lisle sur Tarn - Gaillac - Cordes sur Ciel - Marnaves 43km (2:40) 900km

After passing Cordes sur Ciel (Cordes over the clouds) reaching a dear friend with her family residing at Marnaves and staying for 3 days.

Cordes sur Ciel
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July 17, 2013: Marnaves - Albi - Chartres - Mazamet - St. Pons 130km (8:18) 1030km

Continue my tour to Albi and encouter a nice bicycle trail/path direction to Bedarieux (apprx. 140km in total), yet, stopping near St. Pons.

Bicycle path Albi - Bedarieux (apprx. 140km)
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July 18, 2013: St. Pons - Bedarieux - Clermont l'Herault - Villeveyrac - Montpellier 124km (7:20) 1154km

Continue and further direction to Montpellier.

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End of biycle path near Bedarieux
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Near Villeveyrac
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Villeveyrac
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Close to Montpellier, near Fabregues
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July 19, 2013: Montpellier - Lunel - Arles - Salon de Provence 151km (8:14) 1305km

Riding north of Camargue, 120km flat reaching Arles, worst french city for cyclist, complicate way to reach Arles and leave the city again. Salon de Provence was surprisingly a nice city I would have stayed longer, but it was already evening and I had to continue to reach some good places to camp.

Seeing down to the Camargue
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Long straight road from St. Gilles to Arles
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Arles - most bicycle unfriendly city (cumbersome to enter and leave the city)
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Long straight road from Arles to Salon de Provence
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Near Lambesc
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July 20, 2013: Salon de Provence - Lambesc - Pertuis - Meyeragues - Vinon sur Verdon - Manosque 88km (5:39) 1393km

Entering the Provence, and following the river Durance, valley of Durance.

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Entering Provence
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Durance
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Pont du Mirabeau
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Pont du Mirabeau
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Pont du Mirabeau
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Bizarre
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Vinon sur Verdon - beautiful river Verdon
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Manosque, near a small fishing lake
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July 21, 2013: Manosque - Sisteron 80km (4:53) 1473km

Going slow for that day so next day isn't too long.

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Sisteron
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Sisteron
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Sisteron
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Sisteron
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Reaching Hautes Alpes department
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Beautiful sight over the river Durance
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