Luxembourg 29 June: Wormeldange - Luxembourg

Meeting a Tour de France winner

Looking from Germany in sight of our next country Luxembourg.

Running across the bridge to Luxembourg.

The first meeting across the border in Wormeldange. Martine Schmit and Jean Saoler representing the mayor happily received the torch.

A great Luxembourg smile.

Arriving at Andy Schleck Cycles ( in Itzig.

It was a honour and privilege to meet Andy Schleck, the winner of the 2011 Tour de France.

A winning smile.

All winning smiles after a long day.

One of the iconic photos of Andy Schleck as he wins stage 18 of the 2011 Tour de France. For a great insight into his career and how a knee injury curtailed his professional career see the Cycling Weekly article

Andy gives a tour of his cycling shop that opened in February of this year.

His most precious trophies and bikes that helped him to win many races in his professinal career.

The famous yellow jersey of the Tour de France. Sandro was enchanted; Italians love cycling.

A World Fair Play Diploma awarded to Andy Schleck that he is very proud to have received.

The city of Luxembourg.

The end of the day where it is a rare occurence that we are all sat around one big table enjoying some home cooked food.