CANADA: The Comfortable Tour

Preparing for family summer travel, Britain's royal family sets a royal standard. Last week, on the eve of the farthest-ranging tour of Canada (44 days, 100 cities and towns, 15,000 miles) ever undertaken by a reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip read plentifully about the personalities and places they will visit. The baggage was mostly packed and at sea aboard the royal yacht Britannia, and all that was left was to kiss the children goodbye. As part of a last weekend at home, Elizabeth rode out on her horse Imp to salute the Household Guards in the ancient...

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