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Old 11-02-2004, 03:50 PM
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Thanks for the pictures Lyonnaise. Märtha Louise enjoyed a similar ride when she visited the old quarter of Hanoi on December 10, 1999.
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Old 11-02-2004, 04:23 PM
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November 2, 2004. Sonja hosted an event without Harald who was sick today.

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Old 11-02-2004, 05:46 PM
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November 1 , 2004. King Harald of Norway and the President of Vietnam Trand Duc Luong during a toast at the banquet held in the International Conference Center in Hanoi, Vietnam. King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway started their five day long State Visit to Vietnam, Monday.

Queen Sonja of Norway during a banquet held in the International Conference Center in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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Old 11-02-2004, 06:44 PM
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Woow wonderful pics, you guyes have a wonderful queen. I like the pic where the queen weares a traditional vietnamese dress..My mom has als o some in her closet....
i love it to see some glitter in Vietnam, but i don´t like te president there....he can´t even speaks english!!!, i always see him with a interpreter...and he doesn+t seems interested at all at the pic with king Harald.
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Old 11-02-2004, 08:00 PM
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Very nice pics of Queen Sonja!She looks very nice in Vietnamese traditional ao dai.
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Great pictures!

In the last set of Queen Sonja, she is wearing a tiara and necklace that I have not seen before. Is there any information on these two items? Are they new?

At any rate, they look very nice (so complimentary!) to the lovely evening gown by Queen Sonja, who is also sporting a fantastic smile in these pictures.
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Old 11-02-2004, 08:42 PM
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Great pictures!

In the last set of Queen Sonja, she is wearing a tiara and necklace that I have not seen before. Is there any information on these two items? Are they new?

At any rate, they look very nice (so complimentary!) to the lovely evening gown by Queen Sonja, who is also sporting a fantastic smile in these pictures.
I love the tiara! Looks nothing like the typical tiara. Great choice!
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Old 11-02-2004, 11:22 PM
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Great pictures!

In the last set of Queen Sonja, she is wearing a tiara and necklace that I have not seen before. Is there any information on these two items? Are they new?

At any rate, they look very nice (so complimentary!) to the lovely evening gown by Queen Sonja, who is also sporting a fantastic smile in these pictures.
The tiara called the modern topaz tiara was given to Sonja by Harald on her 60th birthday. I believe the set comprised the tiara, earrings and necklace.

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Old 11-03-2004, 11:40 AM
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News article http://www.vg.no/pub/vgart.hbs?artid=252932

Picture by Mattis Sandblad of Harald and Sonja Sunday evening.
Picture by Mattis Sandblad of Sonja hosting event Tuesday.
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pic from today...

HUE, VIET NAM: Visiting Norwegian King Harald V (front L) and Queen Sonja (C) tour the former royal citadel in central city of Hue, 03 November 2004. The Norwegian royal couple is on a five-day state visit to Vietnam since Monday. AFP PHOTO
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Old 11-04-2004, 01:19 PM
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Thanks for the picture pdas1201.
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Old 11-04-2004, 01:27 PM
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November 4, 2004 - King Harald is feeling better!

News article http://www.aftenposten.no/nyheter/ko...icle905232.ece

King Harald in Viet Nam.
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Old 11-04-2004, 03:14 PM
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A few more pictures of the November 1, 2004 banquet in Viet Nam from www.fotobank.com
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November 4, 2004. King Harald of Norway visited the tunnels of Cu Chi outside the Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. The tunnels were used to fight the us forces during the Vietnam war. King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway is on a State Visit to Vietnam. Photos #1,2,3,4: Lise Aserud/Scanpix

November 4, 2004. Queen Sonja of Norway attended a chef seminar at the Sheraton Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway are on a State Visit to Vietnam. Photos #5,6,7: Lise Aserud/Scanpix

November 4 , 2004. Queen Sonja of Norway arriving to the lunch for the Norwegian industry delegation at the Sheraton Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway are on a State Visit to Vietnam. Photo #8: Lise Aserud/Scanpix
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The King won't be able to attend meetings today in Vietnam, because he has got some stomach problems, the Palace reported in a press-release today. VG also reports that he's still ill, and won't attend the official programme of the evening.

Queen Sonja also confessed to NTB that she had noticed some stomach pains herself, but as she followed through on her programme, it was okay.
Was there a reason given why the King and Queen were a bit ill during this trip? Was it a reaction to the climate, food or something else? Or in King Harald's case, was it something to do with his cancer?
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Old 11-08-2004, 01:39 AM
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Ho Chi Minh City. King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway ended their one week state visit in Vietnam Friday 5 November 2004. Here the royal couple are seen at a visit to Norwegian company Yara Internasjonal ASA. Foto: Lise Aserud/Scanpix

Ho Chi Minh City. King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway ended their one week state visit in Vietnam Friday 5 November 2004. The queen gave her impressions on Vietnamese art and answered a question from a local newspaper journalist that wondered how she liked Vietnamese men. Foto: Lise Aserud/Scanpix
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I Love the tiara! Thanks for all the pictures!
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HM Queen Sonja and HM King Harald in Singapore (my personal pictures)

hope you like it. I took these pictures. It was taken by me. Princess Diana fan.
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Wow PrincessDianafan! Thats a great picture!
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