The Royal Forums Coat of Arms


Join The Royal Forums Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #21  
Old 09-17-2005, 11:03 PM
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,020
Nice! Thanks for the photos!:) :)
__________________

__________________
Reply With Quote
  #22  
Old 09-17-2005, 11:07 PM
LadyMacAlpine's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: *****, United States
Posts: 2,288
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lillia
Nice! Thanks for the photos!:) :)
My pleasure to share more then the knowledge I have acquired over the years.
__________________

__________________
Reply With Quote
  #23  
Old 09-18-2005, 10:09 AM
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 2,443
Thanks for the pics, you know I hoped that around the time the moruning period for Prince Rainier ended in July the family would have done a photosession like this again maybe in Monaco or Marchais.
__________________
Monaco70s
Reply With Quote
  #24  
Old 09-18-2005, 10:11 AM
tbhrc's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: *Ruhrgebiet*, Germany
Posts: 9,376
Quote:
Originally Posted by monaco70s
Thanks for the pics, you know I hoped that around the time the moruning period for Prince Rainier ended in July the family would have done a photosession like this again maybe in Monaco or Marchais.
That would be soo great!! The whole family with kids and Co. :)
__________________
_*_*_tbhrc_*_*_
'I think optimism is a choice one makes. For me, the cup is half full. Or maybe a quarter full. Or at least there is a cup.
Or there could be a cup…' (Princess Caroline of Hanover)
Reply With Quote
  #25  
Old 09-18-2005, 10:17 AM
LadyMacAlpine's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: *****, United States
Posts: 2,288
Quote:
Originally Posted by tbhrc
That would be soo great!! The whole family with kids and Co. :)
That would be great to see.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #26  
Old 09-18-2005, 02:17 PM
CasiraghiTrio's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Burbank, United States
Posts: 6,402
In the last few years of Rainier's life, he seemed to do his hunting in Spain. I remember in 2002 when Caroline brought Andrea and Pierre along for the hunting, but it was in Spain, not Marchais. It seems to have been many,many years since Caroline took her kids to Marchais. This Marchais thread has given me a great idea for a fanfic.
__________________
Chewsteraghi on Tumblr. Schmichaelira on Twitter. Tumblr aka obsessivechewsteraghidisorder. Be warned: I'm weird.
Reply With Quote
  #27  
Old 09-19-2005, 05:14 AM
Aristocracy
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Baton Rouge, United States
Posts: 247
You know, the more photos I see of this estate, the more it reminds me of my possibly still existent, modest apartment in Baton Rouge. OH, RIGHT! I WISH!

David
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #28  
Old 09-19-2005, 09:02 AM
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: , United States
Posts: 1,059
its a amazing that people can feel comfortable in such a place. from the pics i have seen it reminds me of a museum.
__________________
ain' no sunshine when i gone
Reply With Quote
  #29  
Old 09-19-2005, 09:54 AM
CasiraghiTrio's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Burbank, United States
Posts: 6,402
I think people that grow up in places like that feel comfortable in them because it's what they know. It feels cozy and safe to them. I remember Diana, Princess of Wales once said that she felt uncomfortable in her friends' low-ceiling homes because she was so accustomed to her high-ceilinged mansions!
__________________
Chewsteraghi on Tumblr. Schmichaelira on Twitter. Tumblr aka obsessivechewsteraghidisorder. Be warned: I'm weird.
Reply With Quote
  #30  
Old 09-19-2005, 09:17 PM
lynda's Avatar
Aristocracy
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: RANDALLSTOWN, United States
Posts: 235
Does anybody know who occupies this estates since the family hardly ever visits anymore?

I am not familiar with the real estates laws in France/Monaco. I wonder what it cost to maintain an estate of this size. This is a gorgeous piece of property and I am sure it cost a fortune to upkeep. Lovely photos!
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #31  
Old 09-19-2005, 09:24 PM
monica17's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Little Baguio, Philippines
Posts: 820
I suppose they have household staff for their estates (this one and Roc Agel - I'm not sure if they have others). From what I remember, this estate came into their family in the 19th century. It's six times the size of Monaco! Yes, it's very beautiful. Too bad they don't go there more often!
__________________
Monica17

Kindness is the magic elixir of love - The Practice of Kindness
Reply With Quote
  #32  
Old 09-19-2005, 10:58 PM
lynda's Avatar
Aristocracy
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: RANDALLSTOWN, United States
Posts: 235
Thanks Monica for this information... :)
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #33  
Old 09-19-2005, 11:28 PM
LadyMacAlpine's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: *****, United States
Posts: 2,288
Quote:
Originally Posted by wittykitty
Thanks for the pics and info :) . It was strange to see Albert with hair guess it's from the mid 80's . The house and the surrounding property looks great. I have never heard of Albert hunting but I think Caroline goes sometimes with Ernest.
Wittykitty
I just posted a photo of Albert and Rainier hunting in this thread http://www.theroyalforums.com/forums...299#post287299
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #34  
Old 09-27-2005, 01:32 AM
monica17's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Little Baguio, Philippines
Posts: 820
Quote:
Originally Posted by LadyMacAlpine
Caption Prince Albert, Princess Stephanie, and Princess Caroline, share a laugh in the living room of their French villa. Two months earlier, Princess Grace, formerly Grace Kelly, the American actress, wife of Prince Rainier and mother of Caroline, Albert, and Stephanie, died in a tragic automobile accident in Monaco. corbis
This is such a lovely picture of the siblings, Lady MacAlpine! :) I have never seen this before, many thanks! And I have finally seen an indoor photo of Marchais. They also have another lovely shot with Prince Rainier, on the same day . They were all sitting next to each other and each person was holding another's arm or hand or hugging the next person. From Corbis, too, I think.
__________________
Monica17

Kindness is the magic elixir of love - The Practice of Kindness
Reply With Quote
  #35  
Old 09-27-2005, 06:03 AM
sebastian's Avatar
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: ---, Germany
Posts: 1,591
Quote:
Originally Posted by monica17
This is such a lovely picture of the siblings, Lady MacAlpine! :) I have never seen this before, many thanks! And I have finally seen an indoor photo of Marchais. They also have another lovely shot with Prince Rainier, on the same day . They were all sitting next to each other and each person was holding another's arm or hand or hugging the next person. From Corbis, too, I think.
You mean this one:


(corbis)
...., right ?? It's one of the most beautiful pix of the family...so sweet. :)
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #36  
Old 09-27-2005, 02:57 PM
iowabelle's Avatar
Royal Highness
Royal Blogger, TRF Author
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Des Moines, United States
Posts: 2,405
I remember that Life magazine ran these pictures (of the family on the bench together and Albert on his motorcycle), probably in 1982 to mark the first anniversary of Grace's death.

I wonder if Caroline had met Casiraghi yet.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #37  
Old 09-27-2005, 07:58 PM
monica17's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Little Baguio, Philippines
Posts: 820
Quote:
Originally Posted by sebastian
You mean this one:

(corbis)
...., right ?? It's one of the most beautiful pix of the family...so sweet. :)
Yes, Sebastian! Thanks, thanks! I'll never get tired of looking at it :) .... I just forgot where I saw it.
__________________
Monica17

Kindness is the magic elixir of love - The Practice of Kindness
Reply With Quote
  #38  
Old 03-18-2008, 10:16 AM
LadyMacAlpine's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: *****, United States
Posts: 2,288
Because people have been asking about the Estate and what it looks like I bumped this thread up.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #39  
Old 03-18-2008, 05:46 PM
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Philadelphia, United States
Posts: 1,025
Quote:
Originally Posted by LadyMacAlpine View Post
Because people have been asking about the Estate and what it looks like I bumped this thread up.
Thanks LadyMac. I thought it was more of a chateau. Now I can't find the picture of Albert and Pierre getting out of the car to try and see if it's the same place. The picture of Albert and Pierre looked like it was closer to a main street where the photographers could get a good shot. In order to do that at the entrance of the chateau, they would have to have been invited onto the property unless they had a very strong telephoto lens.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #40  
Old 03-20-2008, 08:24 AM
La Bouche d'Or's Avatar
Aristocracy
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Basel, Switzerland
Posts: 231
Does anyone know where is Marchais exactly located?
__________________

__________________
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What is your opinion of Frederik and Mary princess olga Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary and Family 1491 04-12-2007 04:50 PM
Photo retrospective of the Grimaldi Family, Part II michelle Princely Family of Monaco 203 09-04-2005 07:18 PM
July/August 2005 Newsletter: Royals on Summer Vacation GrandDuchess Picture of the Month, Special Features, Blogs & Articles 10 07-20-2005 07:16 PM
What Is The Point Of The Gr Family? sky The Royal Family of Greece 82 10-21-2004 01:26 PM




Popular Tags
belgium brussels carl philip charlene chris o'neill crown prince frederik crown prince haakon crown princess mary crown princess mette-marit crown princess victoria current events engagement fashion genealogy germany grand duke henri hohenzollern infanta sofia jordan king carl xvi gustav king felipe king felipe vi king harald king juan carlos king philippe king willem-alexander letizia luxembourg nobility official visit olympics ottoman pieter van vollenhoven poland president hollande president komorowski prince albert prince albert ii prince carl philip prince daniel prince floris prince pieter-christiaan princess aimee princess alexia (2005 -) princess anita princess beatrix princess charlene princess laurentien princess madeleine princess margriet princess marilene princess mary princess mary fashion queen letizia queen mathilde queen maxima queen paola queen rania queen silvia queen sofia royal royal fashion russia sofia hellqvist spain state visit sweden the hague wedding winter olympics 2014



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:32 AM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014
Jelsoft Enterprises

Royal News Delivered to your Email!

You can get the latest Royal News right in your inbox.

unsusbcribe at anytime with one click

Close [X]