The Queen Doing What She Does So Well

Queen Sofia visited resident and rescue workers in flood impacted areas of northeastern Spain last week.

© Casa de S.M. el Rey / Borja Fotógrafos
© Casa de S.M. el Rey / Borja Fotógrafos

The Queen is known for wanting to visit and comfort people affected by natural or manmade disasters.

In doing so, she’s following the reigning philosophy of her mother, Frederica of Hanover, Queen of Greece.

© Casa de S.M. el Rey / Borja Fotógrafos
© Casa de S.M. el Rey / Borja Fotógrafos

Meanwhile, in a gaggle with reporters during a military ceremony last week King Juan Carlos called liars those who say he’s ill.

He said his issues were simply a question of screws, meaning, small adjustments.

© Casa de S.M. el Rey / Borja Fotógrafos
© Casa de S.M. el Rey / Borja Fotógrafos

And Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia presided over an award ceremony and meeting of the leadership of the Prince of Girona Foundation.

As heirs to the Spanish throne, Their Royal Highnesses are not only the Prince and Princess of Asturias but also of Girona, with Don Felipe as heir to the thrown of Aragon.

© Casa de S.M. el Rey / Borja Fotógrafos
© Casa de S.M. el Rey / Borja Fotógrafos

Other titles used by the crown prince include Duke of Montblanc for Catalonia, Count of Cervera for Valencia, Lord of Balaguer for Mallorca and Prince of Viana for Navarre.

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