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Monaco – Three Hours of Boredom; Three Hours of Delight

It’s official. I’ve visited the two smallest countries in the world: Vatican City, and now the Principality of Monaco. The difference between the two, aside from the fact that the first is a City-State and the latter a Principality, is that I was excited to go to Vatican City. Monaco? Well, it was…

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PHOTO: Deep-Water Port Hercule (Port Hercules) in Monaco

Click on title to view photo in large format. Port Hercule (Port Hercules) is a deep-water port in Monaco. It occupies a natural bay at the foot of the ancestral rock of the princes of Monaco. This stunnng vista was photographed from the plaza in front of the Prince’s Palace, which sits atop…

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PHOTO: Grave of Princess Grace of Monaco in Saint Nicholas Cathedral

The grave of Princess Grace of Monaco sits side by side with that of her husband, Prince Rainier, in Saint Nicholas Cathedral. Most Americans better remember her as the popular actress, Grace Kelly. During the 1950’s Kelly appeared in numerous New York City theatrical productions, more than 40 episodes of live drama productions,…

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PHOTO: Monte Carlo Casino in the Principality of Monaco

Click on title to view photo in large format. Most guests visit Monte Carlo Casino for the non-stop action on its 100,000 square foot gaming floor. Players can choose from Blackjack, Baccarat, Craps, slots, poker, Roulette, Big Six Wheel, Caribbean Stud, Three-Card Poker, Pai Gow Poker, and Let It Ride. High-flyers can take…

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