Vélo means bicycle.
One month after we arrived and settled into our new place in La Garde, I was ready to get a bicycle. The previous occupants of our townhouse, an American family from Maine, had offered to sell us their little French car. The family was here on a one year sabbatical, and returning home so the wife could resume teaching at Bowdoin. I didn’t want a car, didn’t need a car, and if I got a car, it would have to be bigger than what they had, so I declined. Continue Reading