Tuesday, August 01, 2006

MONACO - FEBRUARY 1982

ONE DAY AT GRIMALDI LAND



"OCEANOGRAPHIC MUSEUM - TERRACE. The views from the terrace of this outstanding museum of marine sciences, inaugurated in 1910 by Prince Albert I, are exceptional, as the building rises majestically above the sea to a height of 279 feet"


"MARINA - Onassis yacht and others similar used to anchor there"


"PALACE ON THE ROCK(S) - On January 8, 1297 François Grimaldi, dressed as a Franciscan monk, seized the fortress protecting the famous rock of Monaco and the port of Hercules and started the longest reigning family in the world"


"STREETS"




"EXOTIC GARDENS - Opened in 1933, high above the cliff, with a magnificent view over the Principality and along the coast, the garden has some fabulous subtropical plants, which honour the microclimate of Monaco"



"THE FAMOUS ROCK"


"WALK BY THE SEA"


"CASINO GARDENS - You cannot avoid it - see the tourist buses..."

1 comment:

Guida said...

Somos nós? Será mesmo verdade?