On October 19, 2011, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh arrived in Canberra, Australia to begin their 11-day official visit to the lovely land down under.
Upon their arrival the royal couple were met by Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Governor-General Quentin Bryce and ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher as well as hundreds of well-wishers. After a 21-gun salute the royal anthem and the Australian national anthem were played then it was time to met the people who have waited for hours to see Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The royal couple will visit various cities throughout the country including Melbourne, Brisbane, and Perth.
To watch a video of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh’s arrival as well as to view photos please click the links below:
Photo courtesy of: Zimbio/Pool Sources: ABC.au