Sleek is a stuffed dog from Connecticut who recently arrived in Paris for a short stay as part of an elementary school project to learn more about people and places beyond the Nutmeg State. He went on a whirlwind sightseeing trip last weekend and curiously saw no major tourist attractions. But he did get a good helping of la vie Parisienne.
Getting ready to take a spin on a Velib. This was the only available bike that we could find after checking three different stands.
Marketing. No, they don't grow pineapples or bananas in France but let's not get technical.
Taking a break for some chocolat chaud.
A bench with two sides. You can wait for a ride or watch the action on the sidewalk.
There are something like 2.5 million motorcycles in France and only about twice that number in the U.S.
Staying current with world events.
Oh la la! That was some big dog.
Next stop: La Poste. His next port of call will be Hong Kong.