16 August 2011

Monte Carlo or Bust... (Guest Photographer)

This is what happens when four young Scottish guys, passionate about the 1920s and 1930s lifestyle (the clothes, the music, etc) decide to drive from Glasgow to Monte Carlo in a very old Morris Minor. Their names: Rory, Eddy, Neilson and Andrew. They stopped off in Burgundy and, once they got to the south of France, stayed in the medieval village of Gorbio - (Neilson is the nephew of a friend of mine who lives in Gorbio village - the second photo shows them driving down her track).

They then drove to Monte Carlo - their aim, of course, the Casino. Not difficult, you'd think except they drove right around the square, ignoring the No Entry sign in front of the Hôtel de Paris...naughty, naughty. After that, a visit to the Loire Valley and then home to Glasgow.

Today - a guest photographer - these shots were taken by Carla Castañeda who is the beautiful Mexican fiancé of my friend's son. Thankyou, Carla.


Ann said...

Oh I think it is so cool ♥

Stefan Jansson said...

Sounds like an interesting journey. Some fun shots here from Carla. I really like the shot of the golden gearstick!

Dave-CostaRicaDailyPhoto.com said...

I trust they did not expect the attendant to valet park their car at the Casino. They would certainly not leave this car sitting out front in Casino Square with the typical red Ferraris

Gunn said...

Lovely images, and a car with soul!

Jameson said...

Very cool!

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