I seem to be obsessed with the place! When I saw this postcard up for sale I recognised the place instantly and had to have it. All my other postcards of the Menton border are from the French side. Here … Continue reading Not Menton Again! No, Grimaldi.
Here’s another nice postcard of the Menton border crossing and two very different looking policemen to the ones we saw in A Phantom at Menton. We’re pretty close to the white triangle now! It was written on 29 April 1921 … Continue reading The Menton Frontier Again
Here’s another postcard of the Menton border crossing and that big white triangle in the cliff face that we saw in the last post – Passports Please! This time we have only one car, a pre-war Rolls Royce Phantom II … Continue reading A Phantom at Menton
Just along the road from Menton in the South of France (I have quite a few postcards from there – See Menton Crossing), heading east into Italy, you come to San Remo, the subject of today’s post. Here we have … Continue reading Riley at the Casino
This is just outside Menton in the South of France on the border between France and Italy. I think the big triangle in the rockface on the left designates the borderline. These were the days before the European Union, the … Continue reading Passports please!