Lars Baczynski
Lars Baczynski voted up The Z.'s answer

Lourdes, in France. Head and shoulders the most contrived, overhyped tourist trap, ever.

It is reputed to be the site where a French peasant girl saw apparitions of "Mary", a hundred and fifty years ago. How exciting. There are literally scores of second and third rate hotels and cheesy religious junk shops, all shoehorned around a … Read more

Lars Baczynski
Lars Baczynski voted up The Z.'s answer

Lourdes, in France. Head and shoulders the most contrived, overhyped tourist trap, ever.

It is reputed to be the site where a French peasant girl saw apparitions of "Mary", a hundred and fifty years ago. How exciting. There are literally scores of second and third rate hotels and cheesy religious junk shops, all shoehorned around a … Read more