Here is the conclusion to the debate around Crown Prince Haakon’s beard. The Crown Prince revealed in an interview with Norwegian news channel TV2, that the dispensation for having a beard aboard the vessel, had gone through. Thus, he doesn’t have to shave it off for the occasion. His wife is someone who… Continue reading The state of Haakon’s beard
Programme for Haakon and Mette-Marit’s visit to Mexico
Here is the programme for Haakon and Mette-Marit’s official visit to Mexico. They arrived yesterday, and there is allegedly an increase in security around them – with between 30 and 50 security guards. For picture from the arrival, see here.
It’s not too long ago that Prince William shaved off his beard for his military duties. Now, Aftenposten reports that Crown Prince Haakon’s beard may be going the same way. During the visit to Mexico, he is going aboard a drilling vessel, where beards are forbidden as a security precaution. The Norwegian embassy reports that… Continue reading Beard troubles
Fear of flying
As she’s about to embark on an Official Visit to Mexico, I can’t help but feel a bit sorry for Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway. Her fear of flying is pretty much legendary among royal watchers and Norwegians alike, and spending a long time in an aircraft, even if she’s reportedly been better in these… Continue reading Fear of flying
Norwegian official visit to Mexico
The Norwegian royal court has announced that Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit will be making an official visit to Mexico, from March 16 to March 19. With their official visit to Chile last year, Mette-Marit caught the stomach bug, and Haakon had to make the trip on his own. One hopes that… Continue reading Norwegian official visit to Mexico