Watching the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix on our TVs, we see the most spectacular, glamorous event in the sporting world.
Beautiful yachts line the harbour walls, the world's finest racing machines speed past magnificent architecture and celebrities flock to be seen hanging around the paddock on race day.
One could be forgiven for thinking Monaco was always like this.
Even when F1 departs, the Principality remains a special place and the supercar count is indeed very high. But looking at the route of the Circuit de Monaco during the off-season, it's fascinating to see how relatively normal it is.
Here's a look at the real Monaco.