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Old 09-16-2015, 09:46 PM
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I wonder if they had time to see Felipe's old dorm room and other hang out sites when he was a student there.
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My Yahoo news feed had something about it yesterday. But that disappeared later in the day. Few of my friends can name 4/10 top of the line of succession or the UK. And I doubt any of them even know what other monarchies exist in Europe (much less elsewhere). Tiaras and dresses may be on the radar in my neck of the woods, but monarchies are not.


when I almost bumped into queen Sofia in NYC in the eighties in a department store, I told my friends and none knew there was a Spanish monarchy. I would not have known about the European royals either had I not lived in Paris for a couple of years. We only hear about the British and Monaco.
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Letizia made this girl happy
"I met, hugged, chatted with, and took pictures with the Queen of Spain. Earlier today I was feeling down because I was called a man; however, if the Queen of Spain, whose met all sorts of beautiful people, can call me gorgeous and tell me I have a beautiful spirit, then I know it's true."
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I noticed in the video the Queen asked permission to touch the book . . . she was told she could . . . as long as she did nor tear off the pages
Yes, this video, at 3:57


Leti asks: "Can we touch them?" and the gentleman answers: "sure, just don't tear it up"
Felipe also touch them, and so does another gentleman with them.

Can't say I don't understand them. The literature nerd in me (and the girl from La Mancha ) couldn't had gotten her hands out of an old copy of our dear Don Quixote

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Letizia made this girl happy
"I met, hugged, chatted with, and took pictures with the Queen of Spain. Earlier today I was feeling down because I was called a man; however, if the Queen of Spain, whose met all sorts of beautiful people, can call me gorgeous and tell me I have a beautiful spirit, then I know it's true."
https://instagram.com/p/7spSIvrs8HDs...aRAlPi-7Myhw0/
https://twitter.com/cindysamazing/st...80604335050753
What a lovely girl, that was very sweet
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Old 09-17-2015, 06:10 AM
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King of Spain to Visit Miami Dade College

King of Spain to Visit Miami Dade College | MDC News

King & Queen of Spain at Freedom Tower inaugurating Miami Dade College academic year

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A regal history: Royals visit St. Augustine Friday

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Cathedral Basilica bells to be dedicated to the Spanish Monarchy

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Children's art project to be presented to king and queen of Spain

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Old 09-18-2015, 03:45 AM
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From the Instagram of Pete Souza, Chief Official White House Photographer
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In speech to MDC students, Spanish royalty raises the language issue _ Miami Herald
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Queen Letizia brings a touch of Great Gatsby to Miami as King Felipe VI gets Presidential medal | Daily Mail Online
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Old 09-18-2015, 12:26 PM
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From the NY times:
http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2015...pain.html?_r=0

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The message was a poignant one for the hundreds in the crowd, including a large number of Cuban American students.


"Hispanics in the United States have many reasons to feel proud and one of the reasons is to have the privileged heritage of two global cultures," he said.


Felipe drew laughter when he spoke of someone who is 'no-lingual' and treats their mother tongue like a foreign language.


"All of us, together, could make it possible for these 'no-linguals' to not feel deprived of a cultural heritage, since their situation between two languages gives them access to two infinitely rich worlds. Those of Miguel de Cervantes and of William Shakespeare," he said.
Is this a message for certain someone?
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So, talking about shared heritage , now F&L are visiting St. Agustine, the oldest town in USA that was established by a Spaniard in 16th century.

The city is celebrating its 450 anniversary and it looks like they are in the mood
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Even the escort receiving the royal couple is on point: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CPMcV6kWUAA8amk.jpg

Looks like fun, actually

And seems like Queen Letizia will receive a golden pendant from the city that is a small recreation of an obelisk in the city that honors the first Spanish Constitution, our "Pepa" from 1812. The monument was erected when Florida was still a Spanish colony. Here is an article and a video on the gif, with an interview with the goldsmith that created it:
Golden pendant fashioned for Queen of Spain

PD: Casa Real has discovered Periscope and they are now live from St. Agustine
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Old 09-18-2015, 03:35 PM
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And seems like Queen Letizia will receive a golden pendant from the city that is a small recreation of an obelisk in the city that honors the first Spanish Constitution, our "Pepa" from 1812. The monument was erected when Florida was still a Spanish colony. Here is an article and a video on the gif, with an interview with the goldsmith that created it:
Golden pendant fashioned for Queen of Spain

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Oh oh ,I wonder will it ever be worn or will it gather 50 years worth of dust like all the rest
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As I suspected a lot more coverage of them in Florida. New York Times, abc news, linking st. Augustine, and Hispanic angle
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Queen Letizia steps out in elegant Carolina Herrera ensemble in Florida | Daily Mail Online
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Old 09-19-2015, 04:42 AM
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The King of Spain meeting with Florida Governor Rick Scott

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King & Queen of Spain & winners of St.Augustine schools' contest on Spain's 1812 Constitution

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King & Queen of Spain inaugurate the Forum of US-Spain Council

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