Monaco awaits its princess-to-be Charlene

This undated photo provided Wednesday June 23, 2010 by the Monaco Palace shows Prince Albert and South Africa's Charlene Wittstock. The royal palace says Prince Albert of Monaco is engaged to South African former swimmer Charlene Wittstock. The principality says in a statement that the engagement was announced Wednesday between the 52-year-old prince and 32-year-old Wittstock. (AP Photo/Amedeo M Turello/ Monaco Palace) (AP Photo/Amedeo M Turello/ Monaco Palace)

July 1, 2011 6:38:58 AM PDT
After waiting decades for Prince Albert II to choose his bride, residents of this high-flying Riviera principality are preparing to embrace South Africa's Charlene Wittstock to succeed Grace Kelly as Princess of Monaco.