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Old 03-04-2009, 05:10 PM
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Prince Philippe, Princess Mathilde and Family on Winter Holiday; March 2009

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An aarticle on the TRF blog by LadyLeana:

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Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde used last week’s school holiday to take their kids out to the snow. The family stayed in the Swiss Alps, in Verbier, where Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark have been frequent visitors. Princess Elisabeth and Prince Gabriel are already quite skillful on the skis, and they look very cute in helmets and red ski outfit.
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Old 03-05-2009, 01:16 PM
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It is nice to see the Crown Princely couple having good time. Skiing appears to be the sport of Kings as well as tennis and polo.
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I love seeing this family when they are all together! The children are adorable.
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Old 02-22-2012, 03:26 AM
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Annual winter holiday in Verbier this week.
The entire family on the ski's including little eleonore with the help of dad
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Old 02-22-2012, 06:07 AM
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Lovely pics of the family having fun in the snow and sun!

Thanks for posting, stephanievl!

Some pics can also be found here:



** 7sur7.be: Philippe et Mathilde à la montagne **


** nieuwsblad.be: FOTOSPECIAL. Prinsen en prinsessen in de sneeuw **
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The royal family looks like they are really enjoying themselves, thanks for posting the links!
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Old 02-22-2012, 01:53 PM
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They also posed for the media (first time that they do this on a ski holiday)
the result are lovely pictures.

Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde and their children spend the Carnival holidays in Switzerland. It is a sporty and family week. Princes Elisabeth (10), Prince Gabriel (8) and Prince Emmanuel (6) are good skiers, as are their parents. Princess Eleonore (3) takes her first steps on skis. The family arrived in Verbier on Saturday 18 February, like the majority of Belgians who take to the mountains during this period. They stay with friends. BELGA PHOTO DANNY GYS

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Have they always holidayed in Verbier?
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Have they always holidayed in Verbier?
Yes, they go there every year to ski.
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How winsome they are!
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I love how much they clearly are; as a couple and as a family.
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Some movie clips
Philippe et Mathilde en vacances de ski en famille en Suisse

Prins Filip wijst familie de weg op de skipiste
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They also posed for the media (first time that they do this on a ski holiday)
the result are lovely pictures.

Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde and their children spend the Carnival holidays in Switzerland. It is a sporty and family week. Princes Elisabeth (10), Prince Gabriel (8) and Prince Emmanuel (6) are good skiers, as are their parents. Princess Eleonore (3) takes her first steps on skis. The family arrived in Verbier on Saturday 18 February, like the majority of Belgians who take to the mountains during this period. They stay with friends. BELGA PHOTO DANNY GYS

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Very Very Nice Pictures They Look Wonderful , I Like Princess Mathilda Jacket Very Nice Color & Design Thanx stephanievl
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Great that they decided to have an official photo session as well!


Four more galleries of it can be found here:


** standaard.be: FOTOSPECIAL. Prinsenpaar in de sneeuw **



** purepeople: Philippe et Mathilde de Belgique heureux avec leurs enfants sur la neige suisse **



** lehtikuva.fi gallery: Belgian kruununprinssipari lapsineen hiihtolomalla Sveitsissä **



** Billed-Bladet gallery: Belgisk kærlighed i sneen **



** hola article: Las divertidas vacaciones en la nieve de los príncipes... ** translation **
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WOW They Look Wonderful family really amazing they look , very nice pictures , Thanx iceflower
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Lovely pics of the family!!!!!!!
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I really wish the British Royal Family would do this nowadays. They used to do with when the Prince's and Princesses were young on skiing trips, but now they don't. The only ones who still go skiing as a family I suppose are the Wessex troup, and they would never do an official photo session, but it would be excellent press.

The Belgian's look so lovely and I love the childrens' similar ski suits!
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