The Cambridges On Tour: Canada, Day Four
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have continued their tour of Canada, spending the day in Kelowna before heading to Whitehorse, Yukon in the country’s north-west.
First up was a visit to the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan Campus, where the couple met with students and teachers as part of the 10th anniversary of the campus. William and Kate – wearing a custom Dolce and Gabbana forest green dress – then watched an exhibition match between the UBC women’s volleyball teams, who then presented them with personalised team jerseys and stuffed mascots for George and Charlotte.
Mission Hill Winery was the next stop of the day for the Taste of British Columbia Festival. The couple were shown around the winery first, with particular focus on the special Pinot Noir grape vines which are grown on the property. Afterwards, it was on to the festival, where William and Kate met a number of aspiring chefs who were taking part in the ‘Chefs in the Classroom’ program.
The highlight of Taste of BC however, came when the couple were given some traditional delicacies of the region, including geoduck which is an interestingly shaped saltwater clam. “Presentationally they are quite challenging,” Prince William quipped as he saw a whole version of the food, before he and Kate sampled a portion – “There is a slightly firmer texture to this…it’s really unusual,” the Duchess said.
The Duke and Duchess later made the plane trip further north to Whitehorse, where they will be staying overnight ahead of their engagements in the city tomorrow. They were given a welcome by Canadian Rangers and Junior Rangers, ahead of a performing arts showcase at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre.Filed under The United Kingdom
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