Posts Tagged ‘India’

Royal Round Up: Triple the tiara appearances & double the York princesses

This royal round up features three separate tiara appearances (one that barely makes the count as royal, but whatevs) and two different York princesses. Queen Mathilde and Crown Princess Mette-Marit were out and about at State Banquets while Princess Beatrice was doing the charity thing and Princess Eugenie was attending a service at Westminster Abbey.

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Kate Middleton and Prince William visit Taj Mahal, sit on bench Princess Diana sat on

Well, Prince William and Kate Middleton have finished their seven day royal tour of India and Bhutan. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge capped off their tour by visiting one of the most tourist-y tourist attractions around: the Taj Mahal. And, like everyone has been speculating since this tour was announced, they sat on the same bench Princess Diana sat on, alone, all those years ago.

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Prince William and Kate Middleton go on safari

Day 4, April 13, of Prince William and Kate Middleton‘s royal tour of India was the most “vacation” of the entire tour so far. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge took a safari tour of Kaziranga National Park before meeting local villagers living near the park. They then visited Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation and Elephant Family.

PS. Yes, I know William and Kate are already in Bhutan now; keeping up with their schedule is a bit difficult due to the time difference.

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Prince William and Kate Middleton arrive in Assam, celebrate Bihu

Oy, I’m already behind. Here’s a quick post about the second part of Day 3, April 12, of Prince William and Kate Middleton royal tour of India. After their final engagements in New Delhi, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge flew to the Indian state of Assam where they attended a campfire celebration of the Bohag Bihu festival.

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Prince William and Kate Middleton arrive, play cricket in Mumbai

Prince William and Kate Middleton have officially started their royal tour of India. They touched down in Mumbai this morning (April 10) and headed straight to their hotel to pay tribute to the terrorist attacks which took place there, before heading off to play cricket with children from charities in the Mumbai slums. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge then visited Banganga Water Tank.

PS. I will cover the gala dinner later. Please no threadjacking. Thank you.

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Kate Middleton ruffles it up for pre-tour reception with Prince William

You guys, I just…. Sigh. Kate Middleton joined Prince William for a pre-tour reception at Kensington Palace yesterday, April 6, and… Sigh. I don’t want to make fun of Kate’s fashion. I really don’t. Kate had some great pieces back in the day (note to self: finish Kate’s pre-George/post-George clothes comparison post) but lately… Sigh. Let’s do this.

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