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Subject: [OM] IMG: La Vuelta a España 2023
From: Nathan Wajsman <photo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 2 Sep 2023 21:49:53 +0200
There are 3 grand tours in professional cycling—the Giro d’Italia in the 
spring, the Tour de France in July, and the Vuelta a España in 
August/September.  Today, the 8th stage of the Vuelta passed through what I 
call “my playground”, the mountains in the interior of Alicante province. As 
usual, I picked a spot to watch the race that would allow for good photo 
opportunities: going uphill (meaning relatively slow speed) and late in the 
stage, so that the peloton would be broken up into several groups. I drove to a 
bar 6 km from the penultimate mountain pass of the stage, a place which I visit 
on two wheels myself, and things worked out great. I had a nice vantage point 
and took a lot of photos. These are the initial serving that I particularly 


Tomorrow, I will climb the Carrasqueta on bicycle (unless it is raining—cycling 
uphill on wet roads is OK but descending on wet curvy roads is not OK). 


Nathan Wajsman


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