#EWNOnTour: 'It's an experience I will never forget!'

EWN Journalists Morena Mothupi and Thomas Holder are on tour in France, where they're chasing down cyclists for interviews, shooting videos on busy streets lined with Tour de France fans and they're making lots of friends doing it!

We're keeping an eye on Thomas' Instagram feed just to try keep up with their whirlwind adventures! We've included some snapshots for you to enjoy below:

#Southafrica is everywhere and the #FrenchAlps are no exception. Fans on the Pra Loup stage 17. #EWNOnTour

#Qhubeka team rider#Teklahaimonot pumps his way up the last 100m of stage 17 in #PraLoup in #France. He placed 12th. #EWNOnTour

Colour jerseys matching those of winning riders hang over the town of Allos in the #FrenchAlps. #EWNOnTour

Behind the scenes snapshot of the photographers who bring the Tour de France to you! #EWNOnTour

2nd place stage 17 place#AndrewTalansky struggles to keep his pace in #PraLoup. #EWNOnTour

Morena Mothupi gave a report of the Tour de France to date but he also gave us a sneak peek into his personal experience of his journey at the Tour de France so far.

Speaking to Derek Alberts on 702 and Cape Talk's SportsTalk, Mothupi reflected on the past week:

When you take stock and you're thinking about the next day and just for a second you think 'I'm actually at the Tour de France, I'm at probably the biggest annual sporting event in the world - I'm in France'. It's not everyday that people can say that they're in France, and it's not everyday that people can say that they're in France watching the Tour de France. You're sitting there taking these awesome videos of people lining the streets of France, you're viewing the Alps! This is probably something I'll never forget.

Morena Mothupi, EWN Sports Reporter

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