Prince Harry conjures up memories of his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth, when he and Meghan Markle made it a glittering evening in Fiji.
The future royal parents, who arrived on Tuesday morning local time, received a warm welcome from the streets, which are lined by well-wishers and around 15,000 in Albert Park in the capital. They then appeared on the balcony of the hotel they live in, the Grand Pacific Hotel – just as the Queen did in 1953 with her husband Prince Philip.
The Queen has stayed at the hotel five times – and Harry's father, Prince Charles, has done so many times.
At a glamorous evening gala, Harry, 34, said he and Meghan, 37, were "overwhelmed by the warm Fijian welcome from the humans This beautiful island this afternoon in Albert Park and the airport! It is really a privilege to be here. "
" This visit is particularly nostalgic for us as a young couple – my grandparents are in this hotel, the Grand Pacific, stayed a few times over the years. " The Duke of Sussex added," As you know, Fiji has a long tradition of welcoming royal visitors over the years, and our two countries have enjoyed a close relationship and friendship "We share commonwealth values and common goals – a love of rugby and a sense of humor! Our connections are deep."
"Their soldiers fought during the First and Second World War World War II with the British forces and are still serving today with our soldiers, with more than 1,250 Fijians on duty, "he continued. "I must emphasize my respect, my admiration and companionship with the Fijian soldiers I served with in Afghanistan, we trained together, we fought together, and most importantly, we laughed together."
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While Harry Turns Black Englisch: www.mjfriendship.de/en/index.php?op…=view&id=167 Meghan pulled his outfit with a medal pulled on his suit jacket and changed into the light blue ginkgo cape dress of Safiyaa. She closed her eyes with statement earrings.
Earlier in the day, the newlyweds met with Fiji President Jioji Konrote and went to an official welcome ceremony at Albert Park. The ceremony, known as Veirqaraqaravi Vakavanua, embodies Fiji's cultural identity and cultural heritage. It reflects the visit of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip
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Fiji is the last stop in the Duke and Duchess of Sussex 16-day Cyclone Tour that has taken them through Australia and will take them next to Tonga and then, after returning to Sydney for the end of the Paralympic Invictus Games , to New Zealand
Harry, who unveiled the Queen's latest Commonwealth Canopy in the Fraser Island forest on Monday, added, "We're looking to Fiji to take a leadership on environmental issues that affect us all and you Fiji is a proud and vibrant culture whose people are so gentle but proud, honorable and resourceful. "