Older sister (part 1)
Among the inhabitants of the Principality of Monaco, a legend is known about how the distant ancestor of Grimaldi rejected the harassment of a certain lady who turned out to…

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Your home next door to presidents and princes
Monte Carlo, Nice, Cannes ... Sandy beaches and golf courses, fashionable resorts and princely palaces, palm trees and valleys with vineyards - all this excites the imagination and attracts many…

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Monte Carlo Country Club
In April 1892, Prince Charles III adopted the project for the construction of earthen tennis courts proposed by Count Bertor. Arriving in the principality in 1863, accompanied by Francois Blanc,…

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Three days in Monaco (part 1)

A helicopter came in from the sea to land, and a young gentleman in glasses with red glasses and a light suitcase made of red leather shouted into my ear, squinting from the sun:

“I want to write a book, get a Nobel Prize in literature, and instead of money I’ll ask the Nobel Committee to be made me a monegasque.” I managed, they say it is real.

– And what is the thrill of being a Monegasque? (The young gentleman is a well-known Moscow journalist Valery Panyushkin, it is worth listening to him.)

– Do not pay taxes …

As soon as the helicopter landed on Cape Fontviy, I felt somehow touching. Continue reading

Adam and Eve with a cast iron core (part 1)

Breakfast in the morning at the hotel. I suffered a lot. For five euros I was fed a croissant, microporosion of jam with butter and coffee. And it’s all! Let’s go look for a place to eat. We found a wonderful Multery cafe on Avenue Jean Medicin. Pastries, different salads, great coffee. Coffee seems to be a traditional French drink. There are many of him and he is of good quality. But there are big problems with tea. Even in an expensive restaurant you will be offered a bag of Lipton … horror. I hate tampon tea!

Monaco is conveniently accessible by train. At the station, we deal with a vending machine that sells tickets for a long time. Continue reading

The memory of a trip to Monaco (part 2)
Extraordinary beauty - like this, in ordinary words I express my admiration and joy to the places that have opened up for me. I also remember the photo session near…

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About the tax-free system and the construction boom
For the first time, the principality seriously thought about the possibility of a financial catastrophe in the twenties, when the decline of the gaming industry sharply reduced the income of…

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Roses in memory of a beloved
On January 27, 304, a ship was thrown onto a rocky seashore, on it was the body of the young Christian martyr Devot - as the legend says. A white…

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Adam and Eve with a cast iron core (part 2)
Nice lawns and flowerbeds are broken on the terrace ... And here they are! The monument to our ancestors is the famous Eve and Adam. Guys, hello from Eva.Ru !!!…

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