TMs King Albert II and Queen Paola of Belgium Visit Oostende.

belgiumOn Friday, May 24, 2013, Their Majesties King Albert II and Queen Paola of Belgium arrived in the coastal town of Oostende located in the province of West Flanders according to the Belgian royal court.

During their visit Their Majesties attended the inauguration of the monument entitled, Vindictive, in honor of the British naval warship, HMS Vindictive, which sunk in the harbor of Oostende during WWI. The reigning couple also attended the four-day annual maritime festival, Oostende voor Anker.

If you are interesting in learning more about the HMS Vindictive please click here.  For more information about the Oostende vow Anker festival please click here.

Click herehere and here to view photos from today’s visit.