This was beyond a cross-country summer trip. From my hometown in eastern France, I had to drive across the whole country, heading for Britanny. I then carried on westward to the Finistère department. Then hopped on a boat for about an hour and voilà: I got to the small and picturesque island of Ouessant (Ushant), which is the westernmost point in Metropolitan France (excluding overseas departments like Guadalupe and La Réunion.) See more slides from My Grand-Père's World.