Singletrack Issue 127 | Keeping track of time at the Trans-Provence

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Tom Hill reflects on the phenomenon that was the Trans-Provence, and his part as a small cog in its machine. Words & Photography Tom Hill (unless credited) I stand at the bottom of a trail. Despite the beauty of the wider country that surrounds me – I started the day descending a frost-covered col, alpenglow hitting high peaks, a perfect ribbon of trail steering us through chilly air into the wooded valleys below – my spot isn’t exactly picturesque. Scrappy tarmac and a concrete culvert. Scrubs of foliage provide me with a little shade, but as midday approaches I can...

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