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The Coral of the Red Sea

Prestige August-Sept 2004, issue 135-136
A city in turmoil. Thousands of inhabitants are turning to their tasks, constantly going back and forth through the winding streets of the colony. At night, the city never sleeps. This is how a coral reef looks like. A true underwater metropolis! Its massive structures made of limestone deposited by living organisms, coral polyps

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The fearless Mantas

Prestige issue 167, June 2007
Sailing over the water on our boat under a blazing sun, scanning the horizon for more than an hour in search of rays, we suddenly spot a bench of these huge fish that arose and disappeared in the sea of the Maldives. We dive immediately despite poor visibility due to the excessive presence of plankton. Just lying on the ground, three meters deep, we are surprised by the first ray,

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The fascinating underwater world of the Maldives

Prestige issue 168, July 2007
Scattered in the vastness of the Indian Ocean, the Maldives, numbering 1200 islands, extend casually southwest of SriLanka, still hanging in the sun waiting for you. Our first encounter with this magical archipelago remains the unique feeling that invaded us. Breathtaking beauty and miles of white sand licked by waves

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Expedition in the world of silence…

Prestige issue 243, October 2013
Two years of preparation, 16 days of expedition and 7 hours and 40 minutes straight passed underwater by a single diver in one dive … A real expedition, a dangerous adventure that requires a high level of professionalism and advanced equipment. Where, when and how does it happen? Prestige takes you to Zimbabwe to discover the mystery of Chinhoyi,

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On the Heights of Nepal

Prestige issue 251, June 2014
It is through the timeless adventures of Tintin in Tibet that we all formerly knew Nepal. Located in Central Asia, landlocked in the Himalayas between China and India, the country continually draws lovers of mountains and trekking, since its opening to the outside world during the 50s. Multicultural country deeply

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Sri Lanka the resplendent island of the Indian Ocean

Prestige issue 236, March 2013
The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Lebanon and the Office of Tourism invited Prestige to discover the beautiful landscapes and sights of Sri Lanka, this fascinating island composed of forests, lowlands, fertile plains and a densely

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Las Vegas The Sin City

Prestige issue 233-234, Dec 2012-Jan 2013
Founded by the Mormons in 1855, Las Vegas becomes an agricultural village by excellence in the early XXth century. Its current prosperity comes from gambling, legalized in 1931 in Nevada. Thanks to its numerous casinos and hotels that attract millions of visitors, the city acquired

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 Prestige Watches Guide July-August 2014 
Lightweight solidity!

© Maurice Lacroix

Case in Powerlite, an alloy exclusive to the brand composed of five elements: aluminum, magnesium, titanium, zirconium and ceramic. Black sun-brushed dial, snail counters. Chronograph automatic movement.
Khaki Pilot Pioneer Aluminium HAMILTON

© Hamilton…

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Lucky Number 3

 Prestige Watches Guide July-August 2014 
Because three is better than two…
Diamond GyroGraff GRAFF

© Graff

Three-dimensional moon phase indicator and double-axis tourbillon. Pink gold case, diamond bezel featuring Graff’s signature invisible mosaic setting: three diamonds are positioned with two triangular cut diamonds on either side…

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Year of the Horse

 Prestige Watches Guide July-August 2014 
Horse power and majestic beauty.
Classico Horse ULYSSE NARDIN

© Ulysse Nardin

Rose gold case set with 60 diamonds, dial in enamel champlevé, «Horses » motif, self-winding movement. Limited edition of 88 pieces.
Carrousel Marquetry Galloping Horse Sarcar

© Sarcar

Pink gold case set with…

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