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Old 05-29-2009, 12:31 PM
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Fermín J. Urbiola: “Do6na Sofia bet by Spain and Juanito when everything was black”
Fermín J. Urbiola: «Doña Sofía apostó por España y por Juanito cuando todo era negro» - ABC2_Casas_Reales - ABC2 - ABC.es
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Old 05-30-2009, 04:54 PM
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Dinner of the Day of the Armed Forces

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Old 05-31-2009, 11:25 AM
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El Rey regresa por primera vez en 14 años al lugar de veraneo de sus abuelos - Yahoo! Noticias
The King returns for the first time in 14 years to the place of summering of his grandparents
The King has offered by the city and has been thankful for the welcome that the society of Cantabria in the lobby of the Palace, presided over by a picture of 1914 in which they appear, of children has granted him, its father, Don Juan, and his uncles, prince Alfonso and the infants Jaime, Maria Cristina and Beatriz.
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Old 06-01-2009, 08:20 AM
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Delivery of the National Prizes of Investigation 2009
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Old 06-01-2009, 10:50 AM
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After the acts of the Armed Forces Day, the Queen took Rayair's plane with destination to London to visit her brother.

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El Homenaje a la Bandera, «tributo a la historia común de los españoles». eldiariomontanes.es
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Old 06-02-2009, 07:29 AM
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Spain's Queen Sofia gives British Royals a lesson in prudence - by taking £13 Ryanair flight to London | Mail Online

Here is an article about it in English, she is great, a real royal and frugal too


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I laud Queen Sofia for being frugal and travelling like ordinary people do. She is a brave woman to travel without security.
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Old 06-02-2009, 11:59 AM
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I laud Queen Sofia for being frugal and travelling like ordinary people do. She is a brave woman to travel without security. security.
As much as I think that her decision was reasonable, I doubt Queen Sofia travelled without security, queuing up like Joe Average on the Ryan Air counter. I am sure she will have received special treatment because Ryan Air is famous not only for being one of the cheapest airlines but also for providing zero service. They are even thinking about charging people for using the loo during the flight.
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it is great PR for Ryanair.

and for the spanish royal family, not that they need it I think, this anecdote is just a small reason why they are respected.
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Well ... it is fair to think that Queen Sofia was afforded a special treatment. Ryan Air has got an excellent PR. Queen Sofia saved some money on a ticket... That is all... I hope savings are significant enough to be reported. By the way, I have read that cheap Ryan Air is not all that cheap, when all expenses and fees are factored in.
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Well ... it is fair to think that Queen Sofia was afforded a special treatment. Ryan Air has got an excellent PR. Queen Sofia saved some money on a ticket... That is all... I hope savings are significant enough to be reported. By the way, I have read that cheap Ryan Air is not all that cheap, when all expenses and fees are factored in.
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Intentions and the attitude, it goes without saying, were noble. Some may find Queen Sofia's actions hypocritical stating that rich people love to do token deeds. Other may find Queen Sofia's deed sincere. That is all there is to it
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Audience to the World Board of Directors of the Group Laureate International Universities
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