Chartres and Paris
A long drive from Rennes, where we stayed at a hotel which had all its rooms dressed up as boat cabins, to Paris, where circling the city on the peripherique is something of a day job.
We had a stop in Chartres to visit 'the world famous cathedral'. The only thing I REALLY wanted to see here was the piece of cloth kept in the treasury. Supposedly, a piece of cloth from a cloak once worn by Maria. The treasury, however, has been closed for years.
In the evening, we had to, once again, fight our way through hordes of tourists. This time in Paris, where we enjoyed a decent Indian dish down Bacteria Alley (inside Le Quartier Latin). Tired, we struggled home.