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Old 10-22-2012, 11:35 PM
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Thank you Artemisia.

I'm glad Camilla is supporting this. After the phone hacking scandals and the very poor impression (on me) made by tabloid websites like the online Daily Mail, it's good to be reminded of the job being done by journalists like Marie Colvin and other foreign correspondents who risk their lives reporting news.
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Old 10-23-2012, 07:20 AM
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HRH The Duchess of Cornwall be appointed as the Colonel-In-Chief of the Royal Australian Corps of Military Police, be afforded a Royal Salute and inspect the Royal Guard and Band at Victoria Barracks, Sydney.

The Prince of Wales - Details of The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall's visit to Papua New Guinea , Australia and New Zealand confirmed
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Old 10-23-2012, 07:33 AM
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Thank you Artemisia.

I'm glad Camilla is supporting this. After the phone hacking scandals and the very poor impression (on me) made by tabloid websites like the online Daily Mail, it's good to be reminded of the job being done by journalists like Marie Colvin and other foreign correspondents who risk their lives reporting news.
I agree with you. It's because of the real journalists we know what is happening in the world.
Otherwise, a lot of atrocities and crimes would have remained unreported and unknown.

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HRH The Duchess of Cornwall be appointed as the Colonel-In-Chief of the Royal Australian Corps of Military Police, be afforded a Royal Salute and inspect the Royal Guard and Band at Victoria Barracks, Sydney.

The Prince of Wales - Details of The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall's visit to Papua New Guinea , Australia and New Zealand confirmed
It'll be Camilla's first Australian honorary military appointment, and only the second non-UK one (she has been appointed Honorary Colonel-in-Chief of The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada in 2010).
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Old 10-28-2012, 02:19 PM
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Bengaluru gets a royal visitor-
Bengaluru gets a royal visitor | Deccan Chronicle

If true, perhaps Camilla needs the rest.
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Old 10-28-2012, 02:38 PM
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Mmmm If true Camilla will not attend the indonesian state dinner next week. ...
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Old 10-28-2012, 02:45 PM
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Bengaluru gets a royal visitor-
Bengaluru gets a royal visitor | Deccan Chronicle

If true, perhaps Camilla needs the rest.
I envy Camilla being able to do this. Personally I'd love to be there myself.
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Old 10-28-2012, 04:11 PM
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I won't be surprised if Charles doesn't attend either as he is due on PNG on the 3rd November meaning a need to leave the UK on the 1st (due to the time difference you lose a day flying from London).
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Old 10-28-2012, 04:30 PM
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Something here is not right. The Center's home page notes a visit by Camilla in the past. Welcome to Soukya

Further, the site links to a press report about a 5 day stay Camilla had there in Oct. 2010: http://soukya.com/images/media/Final...Times_2010.pdf
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Old 10-29-2012, 06:17 PM
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Well seems accurate after all :

Yoga at dawn and 'spiritual' massages for Duchess in India: Secret trip ahead of Australian tour | Mail Online

So no Duchess for the Indonesian state visit...
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Old 10-29-2012, 08:51 PM
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I think it's great that Camila gets to take a relaxing trip before the upcoming tour. She has a chance to unwind, and get the energy thst she needs.
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Right, she works her finger to the bones, usually.
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Old 10-29-2012, 11:29 PM
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With Charles & 5 grandkids, she needs a vacation. William & Kate went on vacation and they are going again in November. Harry went to vacation. Camilla needs a vacation. Maybe it's for Laura. Or maybe it's Camilla early Christmas present to Laura & her staff.

She is also traveling in the right direction so it's really just a layover.
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I don't think any royal needs a vacation except a monarch. However everyone wants a vacation, I want one now and i don't remember the last time I saw/ hear Camilla was on holiday.
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It can be two-in-one: acclimatization (Camilla worried about it) and holiday
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Old 10-30-2012, 07:48 AM
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Camilla has apparently extended the normal two months summer holiday the royals have each year in Scotland by including a week-long stopover on her way to PNG, Australia and NZ.

She will meet up with Charles, probably at Singapore, and from there fly to PNG and be ready for the conditions there and probably will hit the ground running.
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Old 11-02-2012, 07:28 AM
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The DM about the "Delightful duchess"

A royal revamp: As Camilla goes to an Indian health retreat we reveal how she's undergoing a top-to-toe makeover | Mail Online
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Old 11-02-2012, 08:44 AM
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Smart thing to do. She not only will be better used to the weather etc. then, but it also saves a plane flight back and forth and therefor much better for the enviroment.
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Smart thing to do. She not only will be better used to the weather etc. then, but it also saves a plane flight back and forth and therefor much better for the enviroment.
Not really saving a plane ride as she had to fly to that region anyway regardless if it was early or with her husband.
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I don't think any royal needs a vacation except a monarch. However everyone wants a vacation, I want one now and i don't remember the last time I saw/ hear Camilla was on holiday.
I recall the vacation to the Mediterranean with her daughter and some friends during the week of Diana's memorial service. I don't know if there has been any holiday since.
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I recall the vacation to the Mediterranean with her daughter and some friends during the week of Diana's memorial service. I don't know if there has been any holiday since.
I think one reason we don't hear too much about Camilla and Charles taking holidays is because for the most part, their idea of a holiday is relatively staying close to home over exotic vacations. Camilla takes time off to go to Ray Mill and spend time with her family and Charles has been known to quietly go to Romania or Birkhall or skiing etc. These two royals definitely aren't the jet setting couple of the 21st century with exotic vacations all over the globe.
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