#150thanniversary #MonteCarloLegend Did you know? The Salles Touzet were built by the architect of the same name, Jules Touzet and they were inaugurated in 1890! These rooms are reminiscent of a sumptuous station precinct which only issues tickets for dream destinations…
#MonteCarlolegend #150thanniversary Did You Know? Sarah Bernhardt was the first to star at the Opera Garnier Monte-Carlo, where she recited a poem while waving huge palm branches, on January 25th, 1879.
#MonteCarloLegend #150thanniversary Did you know? Monte Carlo became more than a station, an international institution highly respected and loved, so much so that during World War II, the German General Von Kohlermann officially declared the Casino as a "historical and cultural monument"!
There is a language older by far and deeper than words. It is the language of bodies, of body on body, wind on snow, rain on trees, wave on stone. It is the language of dream, gesture, symbol, memory. We have forgotten this language. We do not even remember that it exists. —Derrick Jensen, from A Language Older Than Words (photo Newfoundland by Hyacinthe Raimbault, via Flickr)