Monte Carlo, Monaco 2019 (2nd time there)

6/6/19 – Monte Carlo – Today we just walked off the ship and went and got our passports stamped since we just spent 4 days there we had seen and done enough.
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The pretty flowers in Hotel De Paris

Our beautiful ship MS. Insignia

Grand Prix Extravaganza 2019 – Monte Carlo, Monaco

5/22 & 23/19 fly to nice and drive to Monaco we checked Into the hotel and had lunch at the outdoor bar in hotel de Paris
5/24/19 Monaco today we met up with Rodney and Donna and their tour guide and we drove to Antibes in France after that we went to hotel
Du cap and grabbed lunch at Eden rock and made to back to hotel de Paris in time for me to get my hair done
5/25/19 Monaco – qualifying race on the yacht Today we watched the qualifying race from Soy Amor which is a 140’ yacht )Add the link) we had a great time with all of our new friends. Afterward we went to Nobu for dinner and then met up with Lindsey, Kyle, Pepe, Carlos, Roula, Jim and Ed for a nightcap which was a blast!!!
5/26/19 – Monaco – actual race – today we were lucky enough to be in Garniere suite with an unbelievable view of the track. We were right above one of the turns and there was space for cars to take the lead which was exciting. We had a wonderful time with the new friends that we met. After the race was over John and I went back to the room to get ready for Dinner. We had reservations to the fabulous restaurant in Hotel de Paris called Louis XV. This was an amazing experience which I would recommend everyone try at least once. Every course had a unique layout and silverware and it was nicely done almost like art.
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Our Grand Prix 2019 Swag

Hats signed by Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean

140′ Yacht where we watched the Pre-qualifying race

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Race Day

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Ed, Amy, John, Maria, Jim, Lindsey, Roula, Kyle, Megan & Shane

Grand Prix after-party at Bar American – American Express opened up 30 bottles of Dom Perignon Champagne for 15 people

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Monte Carlo, Monaco

August 4, 2018

Today we took a taxi to Eze Village in France which we absolutely loved. We visited the Chapelle St. John. We lit a candle for my mother in law because she wasn’t feeling well which was special to me since I’ve never lit a candle in a Catholic Church. I was happy to light a candle for her. We also visited The Exotic Garden of Eze. It was really cool they have 100’s of different cactus plants and a little waterfall which was cute.

We will definitely be visiting Eze again in the future and will probably spend about 3 days there. Afterward, we took a taxi back to Monaco to go and check out the famous casino. Inside the casino, there was a maze made out of a deck of cards.

The next stop while there, we grabbed a cab and went up the big rock to the Grand Palace and we were lucky we got there just in time for the changing of the guards. We visited the Saint Nicholas Cathedral of Monaco where Princess Grace Kelly is buried. Afterward, we walked back to the ship.

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Maria
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The Exotic Garden

Prince’s Palace of Monaco

The Cathedral in Monte Carlo, Monaco

John, Maria & Evan

The coolest ring I bought

Cool Venetian Masks on the ship