Photographer's Note

A postcard for "Biking Canadian Jean-Pierre" :o) Le Mont Ventoux photographié depuis Montmirail.

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About the Mont Ventoux, Roland Barthes, French philosopher and bicycle racing fan, said:
"The Ventoux is dreadful. Bald, it's the spirit of Dry: Its climate (it is much more an essence of climate than a geographic place) makes it a damned terrain, a testing place for heroes, something like a higher hell."

Some links for Djipi:
Français: L'ascension du Mt Ventoux
Français: Le mythique Mont Ventoux

English: Ride up Mt Ventoux
English: Free the Spirit

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