In 1952, Georges Monneret Built an “Amphibious Vespa” for the Paris-London Race and Successfully Crossed the English Channel on It

In 1952, French motorcycle racing champion Georges Monneret leaving Paris, France for for Calais, where he was met with a crew who installed a pair of custom pontoons to scooter. It was an amphibious craft powered by a 1952 125cc Vespa Douglas. From there, Monneret went about crossing the famed English Channel aboard the waterborneContinue reading “In 1952, Georges Monneret Built an “Amphibious Vespa” for the Paris-London Race and Successfully Crossed the English Channel on It”

22 Wonderful Photos of Audrey Hepburn and Mel Ferrer on Their Wedding Day inSwitzerland in 1954

Audrey Hepburn married Mel Ferrer in Bürgenstock, Switzerland on September 25, 1954. The ceremony was held at a local 13th century Protestant church, Bürgenstock Chapel, at the base of the mountain. The bride wore a white organdie A-line wedding dress with chiffon sleeves by Pierre Balmain and a crown of white flowers in her hair.Continue reading “22 Wonderful Photos of Audrey Hepburn and Mel Ferrer on Their Wedding Day inSwitzerland in 1954”