The King and Queen of the Netherlands Tour the Island of Aruba. (VIDEOS)

dutchOn November 20, 2013, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands began their two-day visit of the island of Aruba.

The day began with a welcoming ceremony on L.G. Smith Boulevard in Oranjestad where hundreds of people came out to see the new king and queen of the Netherlands.  Then, Their Majesties met with the governor of Aruba, Mr. Fredis Jose Refunjol, the Prime Minister of Aruba, Mr. Mike Eman, as well as with other government officials.

In the afternoon, Their Majesties participated in a discussion about the future of Aruba in San Nicolas, and in the evening attended a gala celebration at the Bushiribana Gold Mill Ruins.

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Please click here and here to view photos.

Photo courtesy of RVD/HKH