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FasterB 03-21-2011 06:54 AM

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Originally Posted by iceflower (Post 1218877)
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The Billed-Bladet writer who wrote the following article seems to not have had
enough sleep, Marie turned into a Maria :whistling: Translated into English it gets
even worse :lol:


** Prinsesse Maria begejstret for Grønland ** translation **

They have corrected it now :lol::lol::lol:

iceflower 03-21-2011 07:14 AM

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Good, but we still have the proof :biggrin:


Here's a gallery from ppe about yesterday's event!

Muhler 03-21-2011 07:17 AM

A gallery from the paper Jyske Vestkysten: JV.dk - Nyheder - Tønder - Se billederne: Prins Joachim, prinsesse Marie og prinserne på slædehundetur i Grønland

They spelled Marie's name right. :smile:

FasterB 03-21-2011 07:41 AM

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Originally Posted by iceflower (Post 1218884)
Good, but we still have the proof :biggrin:

Oh yes, we do and the link still says "Prinsesse Maria" :rofl::whistling::rofl:

Emmily 03-21-2011 12:35 PM

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Originally Posted by iceflower (Post 1218587)
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:previous:


That site also has a picture gallery of the visit at the museum:


** Pic 1 ** Pic 2 ** Pic 3 ** Familien Joachim på museum **

I love pic number 1 ! How wonderful that the boys are with them on this tour. Looks like all of them are enjoying this visit.

iceflower 03-22-2011 05:41 AM

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For those who just can't get enough of the sleigh ride :smile:, here's one more gallery:


** La princesse Marie et le prince Joachim profitent enfin de leur lune de miel ! **

Viv 03-22-2011 07:11 AM

Republican tabloid Ekstra Bladet raised its ugly head again because Marie asked not to be photographed while munching on some Greenlandic speciality! It goes without saying that EB took a picture of Marie eating and published it... :bang:

Viv

Marika86 03-22-2011 12:05 PM

Visit in Nuuk

De kongelige i Nuuk

iceflower 03-23-2011 08:07 AM

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Finally a traditional costume for Marie as well, the look has something cute :smile:

Here's a gallery from ppe about yesterday's events!


And a great one from fyens.dk: ** gallery ** Prinser og prinsesse i den kolde sne **


** Purepeople: La princesse Marie de Danemark super sexy pour sa lune de miel à retardement ! **


** svenskdam: Prinsessan Marie visar upp sin fina grönländska folkdräkt **

** sermitsiaq.ag: Galleri: Prinserne og Marie i Ilulissat **

fairy tale 03-23-2011 08:24 AM

myroyal's: JOACH

Muhler 03-23-2011 08:49 AM

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Originally Posted by fairy tale (Post 1219693)

Thank you, Fairy Tale & Iceflower :flowers:

I love Nikolai's expression in the background as he is looking at his present: "What the... is that"?!? :lol:

And Felix found a suitable local lady, size wise that is.

FasterB 03-23-2011 09:00 AM

Article from Billed-Bladet: Se smukke Prinsesse Marie i grønlandsk nationaldragt

Billed-Bladet - Se smukke prinsesse Marie med nationaldragt

The thing I notice is that both CPss Mary and Pss Marie have white boots (kamikker) and I have always learned that the colorcode for kamikker is:
White for the unmarried women
Red for the married women
Black for the widows.

Has the colorcode changed or died out?

Marika86 03-23-2011 10:06 AM

Two more gallery

Galleri: Reception p Ilimmarfik

Galleri: Joachim besger Mlkebtten

dazzling 03-24-2011 04:48 AM

The traditional outfit suits Marie though it makes her appear shorter. I like all the colors in it that suit her. Thanks for all the pictures posted, it looked like quite a fun trip.

Muhler 03-24-2011 11:03 AM

Summary of article in Billed Bladet #12, 2011.
Herlige dage ved isfjorden - Lovely days at the ice-fjord.
Written by our correspondent in Greenland Henrik Salling.

This article covers the first half of their visit including the now famous dogsled trek.

The family stayed at Hotel Arctic in the town of Illulissat. The town is famous for having more sled-dogs than humans. In other words this is a town where there are a lot of traditional hunters.
The view from the hotel is pretty special as it overlooks the fjord and as ice constantly breaking, the view never remains the same for more than a few hours.

With the early Spring temperature at minus 24 degrees C the family had sensibly been fitted with complete seal-skin suits and followed very closely by a number of the locals they went out to the waiting dog-sledes.
Our Marie said: "It's utterly fantastic. You cannot imagine how it is here. Joachim had tried to explain to me how it is here. But it cannot be explained. That you have to experience with your own eyes".

The trek lasted four hours and when they returned la Marie said: "It has been utterly wonderful and when our feet frose a bit (*) we ran next to the sled".
Felix, who rode with Marie, was pretty wasted after the journey and only said: "It's been super-fun".
The fair Marie added: "Felix has been so good during the entire trip and it's been a good experience for all of us".
By then Joachim and Nikolai caught up with them. Joacim with ice in his eyebrows and eyelashes, amusing his Marie, who had prudently kept her goggles on.
Joachim had been on a similar ride three years ago, so he's seasoned in the polar regions. He told us: "We've had a bit of warm cocoa during the trip and that has been utterly perfect.

Marie and Nikolai also had a close look at the dogs. The spans were pulled by fifteen dogs. - Perhaps a bit too close, as Greenland dogs are not pets! They are trained and more than willing to attack a polar bear, giving the hunter time to grab his rifle. In the Sirius Patrol they are put down at age five. By then they are considered too old for pulling a sled.
They sleep happily outside during blizzards and left to themselves they would probably have killed the dogs Marie visited at the vet hospital recently.
You may remember how Frederik a few years ago used his whip very competently on his pack of dogs, making it clear who is in charge.

The visit to Greenland is partly a honey moon trip presented as a gift from the Greenland administration and part official.
Princess Marie said: "It's a bit like being on our second honey moon. Just better as we have our boys with us". (**)

Apart from the view from the hotel the sky was lit up at night as the aurora was going at full glare.
In the evening after the sled ride there was an informal dinner at the hotel and it was here belle Marie was presented with her Greenlandic national costume.
Nine local women has spend several months sewing the costume.

The next day it was time for another experience. The family left the hotel and went onboard the ship Alequ Ittuk in order to sail to Isefjorden and to sail as close to the icebergs as possible considerind the safety precautions. The temperature had risen to a balmy minus 21 degrees C.

There is incidentally a picture where Marie has an almost spooky resemblence with Mary, in fact I thought it was Mary until I read the caption.

(*) DK lesson.
Marie used Copenhagener dialect here, presumably picked up from Joachim. When your feet are cold, you say: My feet are cold. That is translated to Copenhagener dialect to: I'm cold/freezing around my feet = jeg fryser om fødderne.
While a Jutlander, like myself and indeed the locals near Schackenborg, would say: I freeze my feet = jeg fryser fødderne.

(**) Weeell, I'm not sure I would have appreciated having our children with us on our honey moon. :lol: - Eventhough the oldest was, sort of.

Marika86 03-24-2011 05:11 PM

As always thanks Muhler https://www.theroyalforums.com/forums...es/flowers.gif

Princess Marie and*step-sons have snowy adventure | Latest celebrity news hellomagazine.com

lyndaW 03-25-2011 01:58 PM

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Originally Posted by Viv (Post 1219274)
Republican tabloid Ekstra Bladet raised its ugly head again because Marie asked not to be photographed while munching on some Greenlandic speciality! It goes without saying that EB took a picture of Marie eating and published it... :bang:

Viv

I think it was a reasonable request..............I personally do not want pictures of me eating, take the pictures before or after. No one "munches" very pretty

Marika86 03-25-2011 06:01 PM

A photogallery from "Hola"

Las imágenes de la visita oficial de Joaquín y Marie de Dinamarca a Groenlandia

Marika86 03-27-2011 11:46 AM

Two more photogalleries

Billed-Bladet - Billedserie: Prinsernes eventyrlige slædetur ** Google Traduttore

Marie og prinserne i sneen på Grønland - De Kongelige

iceflower 03-27-2011 05:03 PM

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Those sleigh ride pics have become THE pics of the journey, nearly every site has had them by now ;)


** Lovely weather for a sleigh ride together: snowy fun for Princess Marie and step-sons ** gallery **


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