Charles, 73, and Camilla, 74, say they ‘still have a snap in their celery’ and are determined to continue foreign tours for Queen and country
- The royal couple were speaking as they finished their tour of the Middle East
- They carried out more than 30 engagements over four days in Jordan and Egypt
- Camilla said their trip to the region was far from being about ‘holiday pictures’
- Instead, she said, it was about helping to build stronger bi-lateral relations
The Duchess of Cornwall says she and Charles ‘still have a snap in their celery’ and are determined to continue foreign tours for Queen and country.
Camilla, 74, was speaking as she and the prince, 73, finished their whirlwind Middle Eastern visit on behalf of the Government.
And she stressed that their trip, which saw them carry out more than 30 engagements between them over four days in Jordan and Egypt, was far from being about ‘holiday pictures’ but about helping to build stronger bi-lateral relations.
Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla visit the pyramids of Giza, on the edge of Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021. The visit is part of the royal couple’s first tour since the start of the coronavirus pandemic
The Prince of Wales signs a visitor’s book as the Duchess of Cornwall looks on during a visit to Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Alexandria, Egypt on the last day of their tour of the Middle East. Picture date: Friday November 19, 2021
She added: ‘Jordan has been a great ally for a hundred years and we want to celebrate this. And Egypt, everyone is so friendly.’
The tour is the first she and Charles have made for almost two years due to the pandemic.