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Old 02-10-2006, 07:25 PM
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Monaco Palace Life - Behind the scenes

I hope it is alright to make up a new thread for this.
It's a dossier/report about life at the Monaco Palace - life of the Princely Family.
Over several years life at the Monaco Palace and with the princely family has been documented in pictures. Members of the family have been accompanied in their daily duties and some pictures showing how things work behnind the Palace walls are documented.
Following photos by Sipa/ BdP

I hope some of you will also contribute to this thread by adding their thaughts, opinions and information ...
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Old 02-10-2006, 07:30 PM
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Stphanie before leaving for Amsterdam


The Carabiniers line up


Carabiniers office


Andrea at official duty


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Old 02-10-2006, 07:34 PM
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Lunchtable being set for a meeting of Princess Caroline and guests


The Palace wine storage


Caroline leaving for an official duty


The Palace library


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Old 02-10-2006, 07:39 PM
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Guest bed being arranged


Lunchtable being set near the swimmingpool for Prince Albert, Princess Stephanie and guests


The Palace swimmingpool being cleaned


Restauration work


Equipage du Palais at Throne Room


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Old 02-10-2006, 07:45 PM
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Prince Albert's director chair in childrens game room


Cleaning of 'Galeries Hercule'


Cour d'honeur du Palais


Palace Gardens and Pool


Portier du Palais


Palais Princier at night


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Vieux catacombes - old water cellar
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Old 02-10-2006, 07:59 PM
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Thanks, Sebastian, quite an extraordinary collection of the other side of the palace life we hardly see around. Plus, I always wanted to see other Monaco residents :)
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Old 02-10-2006, 08:04 PM
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Sebastian u're amazing, such a nice idea for a thread and I loveee the pics
where did u find they? :p kiddin'
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Old 02-10-2006, 08:20 PM
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Stephanie and Albert meet for an official occasion


Andrea and Albert at the Opera


Caroline and Ernst out and about - Caroline signing autographs


Stephanie just back from a charity event


Albert and Rainier making plans


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Very good idea for a thread thanks for the pics Sebastian .
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Old 02-11-2006, 10:40 AM
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Maybe we can have other threads like this one? Sebastian has given us one fascinating collection that actually humanizes the palace life more than any official photos. We are able to see the people who maintain the place as it is, the daily behind the scenes work of princes and officers, etc.
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Old 02-11-2006, 11:47 AM
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I like the picture palace by night!
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A wonderful idea little bros ...:)

...I'm going to add some...

Albert at a meeting


Caroline ready for work ...


... just like sister Stephanie


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Old 02-11-2006, 12:15 PM
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How many palaces are there in Monaco?
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How many palaces are there in Monaco?
Just one .... :)
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Old 02-11-2006, 12:22 PM
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But do they have different names for the Palace? I recalled it was called The Grimaldi Palace and The Prince Palace or something like that? Why do they have different names?
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But do they have different names for the Palace? I recalled it was called The Grimaldi Palace and The Prince Palace or something like that? Why do they have different names?
Well, some tabloids sometimes call it the Gromaldi Palace.
The correct name is Palais Princier or Palais du Prince ( Prince's Palace) :)
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Old 02-11-2006, 01:00 PM
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Great thread! :)
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Old 02-11-2006, 03:58 PM
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I think these photos should be included in this thread:
Photos by Profimedia/Corbis

End of the year 1998


Family having tea and talk before photoshoot







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I think these photos should be included in this thread:
Photos by Profimedia/Corbis

End of the year 1998


Family having tea and talk before photoshoot





THANKS Michelle for posting these wonderful pictures! How in all initimacy
Lovely pictures...
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Same day/weekend ( must have been xmas ) at the Palais Princier

Rainier and Louis at christmas party


Rainier with Stephanie and Baby-Princess Camille


Rainier, Louis,Santa and Albert


Louis, Santa and Albert


On the table in the back: The whole prinely family ... Clockwise ( beginning at the far left: Verginia Gallico, Charlotte, Pauline, Stephanie with Camille, Rainier, Louis, Albert, Pierre, Caroline , Andrea


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