Riding the Tour de France through WWI battlefields

By Joe Minihane, for CNNPublished 10th July 2014
A war cemetery in Flanders
Belgium's Flanders region: a landscape dotted with war cemeteries.
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Map of Belgium
Map of Belgium
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WEVELGEM, BELGIUM - MARCH 25: Daniel Oss of Italy and the Liquigas-Cannondale team climbs the Kemmelberg during the 74th edition of the Gent - Wevelgem one day cycle race on March 25, 2012 in Wevelgem, Belgium. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
Cycling is a way of life in Flanders.
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