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Old 03-03-2013, 04:05 PM
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There are most likely much more interactions between the royal couples than the press finds out about. I remember CP Victoria mentioning in an interview in connection with Felipe and Letizia's visit to Stockholm that she had visited them in Spain shortly after the engagement. There was certainly no press coverage of such a visit.
Of course there are interactions and visits we never know about or only hear about later.
But this discussion is about the heirs of 7 different countries who according to Lucien meet privately "several times a year".
And no mentioning of it since more than 10 years, neither by themselves nor by the media!! How very discrete
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Old 03-04-2013, 05:41 AM
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yes we can see that some of the royals are really happy and very unrestrained...
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Old 03-04-2013, 07:59 AM
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The Danish Royal Court is also mentioning the visit:

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Also the Luxembourg Royal Court:

http://www.monarchie.lu/fr/actualite...orn/index.html

The Spanish Royal Court:

http://www.casareal.es/ES/Actividade...spx?data=11352
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Old 03-09-2013, 04:55 PM
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I have no idea how often these HRH guys meet, but ... I'm certain that there are ways of bypassing the paparazzis and others prying eyes at the airports. They get the full VIP treatment, with officials at the gate and cars waiting on the tarmac, next to the aircraft. They're whisked away without many seeing them!
For the sake of argument lets say I'm on board a flight to Amsterdam and get a glimpse of -say- the Danish crown princely couple in the front rows. All I can deduce that the HRHs may be going to Amsterdam, and that they may be visiting Dutch royals. There is no way I can start speculating on a secret CP summit ! Yet I'm certain that they can get together without the general public finding out!
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Old 03-09-2013, 05:45 PM
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I have no idea how often these HRH guys meet, but ... I'm certain that there are ways of bypassing the paparazzis and others prying eyes at the airports. They get the full VIP treatment, with officials at the gate and cars waiting on the tarmac, next to the aircraft. They're whisked away without many seeing them!
For the sake of argument lets say I'm on board a flight to Amsterdam and get a glimpse of -say- the Danish crown princely couple in the front rows. All I can deduce that the HRHs may be going to Amsterdam, and that they may be visiting Dutch royals. There is no way I can start speculating on a secret CP summit ! Yet I'm certain that they can get together without the general public finding out!
and in this day and age you don't think people would be twittering and putting out pics from their cell phones of royals on their planes and limos on the tarmack?
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Old 03-09-2013, 07:37 PM
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Who is saying that they take the airplane everytime? They could drive, you know
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Old 03-09-2013, 07:48 PM
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Who is saying that they take the airplane everytime? They could drive, you know
Rather a long drive to get from Madrid or even Amsterdam to Oslo should Haakon and MM host the next gathering but perhaps the continental royals live a lower profile life when not undertaking official engagements while some of us are just so used now to the general public, not just the paps, tracking every move of our own royal family. It seems they cannot stop at a gas station or pick up a cup of coffee without some member of the public tweeting about it.
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Old 03-10-2013, 12:59 PM
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I have no doubt that the European Heirs are in good contact and meet from time to time in private, however, with this meeting I get the feeling it has something to do with WAX becoming Kings since it ended up on the royal houses' official events site which would never have happened if it was only one of the likely royal social gatherings.
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Old 03-11-2013, 05:56 AM
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and in this day and age you don't think people would be twittering and putting out pics from their cell phones of royals on their planes and limos on the tarmack?
NGalitzine - I'm sure that some of them do - 'starstruck', bad mannered types spring to mind! I'm afraid I don't take kindly to people who have little or no respect for the privacy of royalty. If they're 'performing' - fine, take all the pictures you want, but what's the point of having a 'shot' of prince NN disembarking a plane or queueing up for the toilet? Even royalty go to the toilet - so what?
I was once in the same pew as Queen Margrethe at a service in a church in Copenhagen. She was there as a 'private' person - as private as can be, and taking pictures what the last thing on my mind. Besides, I'm sure that her very discreet protection officers had intervened if I - or anyone else - had tried to!

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Yesterday, March 11, Crown Prince Willem-Alexander and Crown Princess Máxima attended the farewell meeting for the outgoing director of the Social and Cultural Planning Office SCP Paul Schnabel in Den Haag.




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Old 03-15-2013, 11:36 AM
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TRH will attend the Inauguration of HH Pope Francis on tuesday march 19th at The Vatican.
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Old 03-26-2013, 05:35 AM
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According to these articles, Willem Alexander, Maxima and obviously also their daughters are on a vacation in south-eastern Spain, in Aguamarga, with crown princess Victoria, prince Daniel and princess Estelle. Victoria and Daniel are staying at the big villa at an area of Tío Kiko, owned by a swede. Victoria and Maxima have been seen shopping together at a supermarket and Daniel has been seen jogging and they have also been walking at the village.
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La indiscreción de un repartidor descubre que la princesa Victoria de Suecia pasa la Semana Santa en Cabo de Gata Noticias de Almería
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According to this article, Victoria, Daniel, Willem Alexander and Maxima are staying in two different villas close to each other.
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Old 03-26-2013, 02:34 PM
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The spanish media's information isn't correct, at least concerning princess Maxima, since she is in Bali.
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The Prince and Princess hosted what's called a Kanjer Lunch at Noordeinde Palace with guests wgi have been in the news in a special way lately,27 of them.Usually nothing is said on the guests but we do know this time socialist leader Diederik Samson adn Radio DJ Gerard Ekdom were among them.Also Baukje Vaatstra was in attendance,a sad story really as his daughter was murdured years ago and no-one knew who did it,until a few months ago,it was a neighbour.How marvellously sensative of the Willem-Alexander and Máxima to think of him this way!Nooreinde Palace today.

The Kanjer Luncheons will commence after the Inauguration as well,it has become a young yet wonderfull tradition ..
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According to Ekdom the prince told him that he knew for 1,5 years that he would be king on the 30th this year.
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Old 04-24-2013, 03:30 AM
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Crown Prince Willem-Alexander and Crown Princess Máxima visited the Netherlands Government Information Service (Rijksvoorlichtingsdienst) in Den Haag yesterday, April 23, 2013:



** dpp: Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Maxima visits RVD **
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Old 04-26-2013, 06:02 AM
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TRH The Prince of Orange and Princess Máxima opened the Kings Games this morning:

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http://www.anpfoto.nl/search.pp?eventid=1515796

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Old 04-26-2013, 06:11 AM
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video Willem-Alexander und Máxima eröffnen «Königsspiele» - Royal - People - Unterhaltung - Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen
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Old 04-26-2013, 06:27 AM
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Nice find fairy -tale!..

TRH admitted to be getting nervous during the interview this morning for the childrens newsreel..And they're sorry they can't watch their three daughters who are sporting today too,and they'll be in a sponsor run for KIKA,the charity in aid of Children with Cancer too today:

http://jeugdjournaal.nl/item/499862-...nuwachtig.html


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Another photogallery from today

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