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... t buy in big quantities due to weight restrictions) As tea stocks were running low we bought Twinings English Breakfast tea, fingers crossed (the Weetabix a la Francais has already been tested an pronounced identical!)
After that we navigated to a car park in the port area ensuring that there were no height restrictions which would squash the bikes. Once parked we crossed a bridge and the whole ...
... can't actually get rid of" room. I kept waiting for the voice to explain the pink crystal cockatoo and the silver crystal eagle, but it never did. The remaining rooms had pretty furniture and portraits, and also a bust of Princess Grace.
The throne room (the throne itself really needs to be recovered as it's looking a bit threadbare) had a large family portrait of Prince Rainier, Princess Grace, and their children that was painted a year before Princess Grace's ...
... Chloe went to a free one around the corner to put 1euro in just so we could say we played pokies in Monaco. It then turned out the minimum is 5euro, so Lauren put in 20euro and was upset when she lost it all. Chloe put in 5euro and won 3euro. We then snuck into the fancy Fairmont Monte Carlo, took the lift to the top and came out onto a beautiful rooftop bar. We felt famous and couldn't help ourselves buying a Mumm Champagne Cocktail for ...
... was finished taking photos (and trying out the large sundial which was set into the ground there), we all continued around the cape which led us around the base of the cliff. A little further on was a war memorial, carved/set into the rock face of the cliff. We paused again for further photos and this time also for reflection, as we tried to identify which military unit (army/air force/navy etc) each pillar around the edge of the war ...
... pool and spa before cooking up some delicious scallops and enjoying a bottle of local blanc something for dinner.
Tuesday morning and with an alarm blearing in our ears for the first time in a while we got up and ready to catch the train to Monaco, to have a day living the life of the rich and famous.
The small coastal country snuggly sitting within the bounds of France was a lesson in what money can buy. The opulence and wealth noticeable at each ...