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Old 04-01-2006, 09:05 PM
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I wonder if Albert still rides a motorcycle?

He did in the 70s and 80s as I recall.


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Old 04-02-2006, 03:30 AM
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Beautiful photo's of Albert! Thanks for posting!:)
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Old 04-05-2006, 01:39 PM
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©PHOTOPQR/NICE MATIN/franz chavaroche ; Monaco, 05/04/2006 Le Prince Albert avec de jeunes footballeurs de l'as monaco Monaco, April 5th, 2006. Prince Albert and young soccer players.


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©PHOTOPQR/NICE MATIN/franz chavaroche ; MONACO, 05/04/2006 - LE PRINCE ALBERT II AUJOURD'HUI SUR LA PLACE DU PALAIS UNE ANNEE APRES LE DECES DU PRINCE, SON PERE. Monaco, April 5th, 2006. Prince Albert in front of the Palace a day before the first anniversary of his father, Monaco's Prince, death.
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Old 04-05-2006, 06:54 PM
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PA baptised a ship called MSC Opera yesterday (tuesday) in MC port. He also participated (don't know exact date) in the goodbye dinner in MC yachtclub of M Deslandes.
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Old 04-05-2006, 09:33 PM
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Paca, Do you know what happened to PA's former aide de camp Thierry Jouan?
He used to be seen in many pictures of PA at special events.
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Old 04-06-2006, 02:29 AM
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no idea. He might have gotten transferred somewhere else. People often get better paid jobs elsewhere after having held a certain position in MC.
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Old 04-06-2006, 02:50 AM
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Do you know how the ladies-in-waiting are chosen?
Do Albert Caroline and Stephanie each have their own or is there just one for the palace until Albert has a bride (Grace had her own)?

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Old 04-06-2006, 08:23 AM
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As far as I know it is still only Mme Gallico, who was already there when Grace was there (as far as I know). That she would be replaced immediately, I would doubt since she has been there for the family for a long time. But she might then agree to retire due to her age.
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As far as I know it is still only Mme Gallico, who was already there when Grace was there (as far as I know). That she would be replaced immediately, I would doubt since she has been there for the family for a long time. But she might then agree to retire due to her age.
That's interesting. What does she do, though? Does she only have to work when HRH and HSH are working/staying at the Palace? I would have thought the last Ladies in Waiting would have left or retired when HSH the Princess Grace died.

Totally unrelated topic - the trip: http://monaco.arctic-expedition.mc/wwwpolar.nsf/

Reading the biography of Albert I has me wondering if any books have been published on his career/life. I did some on-line searching of rare, out of print, books and came up with http://dogbert.abebooks.com/servlet/...6y%3D0%26x%3D0. Anyone know of others (hopefully cheaper )?
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Old 04-06-2006, 02:19 PM
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Here you can find the small pics I posted before in bigger versions....

http://www.deadline-press.com/fotowe...AlfaNumericAsc
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That's interesting. What does she do, though? Does she only have to work when HRH and HSH are working/staying at the Palace? I would have thought the last Ladies in Waiting would have left or retired when HSH the Princess Grace died.
Honestly I have no idea what she actually does. She always shows up at mass ad I remember seeing her console Steph when she broke out in tears at St devote when she was dating Franco (she left before the fireworks the, I don't remember what was going on then, but I suppose she had disagreement with PR at the time, because he didn't pay any attention to her tears and went on with the procession to the barge). But she also accompanyies PA when his sisters aren't there, so I am a bit confused about her actual role since I was always thinking that the lady in waiting was associated to be the female equivalent to the princes chamberlin. Guess I got that wrong .
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Hopefully the North Pole Weather Cam will be up and running by next week, when Prince Albert and his team make their run for pole. If it is here is the website: http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/gallery_np.html

The camera is used to help NOAA collect data on ice movement, wildlife, weather, and to monitor change. It's also a great website.

Ok, yes I admit, I am a weather junkie.
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Old 04-10-2006, 10:56 AM
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Germany: Prince Albert of Monaco joins International Paralympic Committee board

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Said HSH Prince Albert: "I am delighted to be able to bring my modest contribution to the development of the Paralympic sport and to be an additional link of friendship between the Olympic Movement and the IPC”..."

http://www.bymnews.com/new/content/view/27324/82/
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Old 04-14-2006, 01:10 PM
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i have a question.. what ever happened to prince alberts son alexandre?? I think it was him I dont see any pictures of his son and all.
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Prince Albert current events part X1X page 3

Hi guys, I am a new member, I just want to say hi. I have been visiting this forum for a few months and I like the conversation, so I decide to join. I do hope that Prince Albert finds the true happiness that he longs for, and I hope that he developes a loving fatherly relationship with his one and only son
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bsb05---I guess its ok for me to direct you. Some time back several posters made the same inquiry. So go to Alexandre & Nicole Current Events II in December you'll many pixs.
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Other than some papparazzi shots last year, Nicole and Eric Alexandre have been keeping a low profile. Nicole may have realized the danger he faces (I am sure there are many who would harm the child) and is keeping him better shielded.

Like Neat wrote, their current events thread is the best place to look. I sincerely doubt there will be more pictures of Albert and son together released publicly.


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Does anyone know if PA will be back till this Sunday for the final of the MC Masters Series? Does he attend the final every year?
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Does anyone know if PA will be back till this Sunday for the final of the MC Masters Series? Does he attend the final every year?
I think I read online that he is due back on the 20th...So he potentially could go.
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