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Royally Amazed!

As most of the world is aware, the Royal couple, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Will & Kate, are on a whirl wind tour!  Over the last 2 days, we have had the honour of having them tour our city!
And I knew this was my chance (maybe my only ever), that I would get to see them in ‘real’ life!  So I dragged my 2 oldest kids out of bed at 5:45am, and met up with some fabulous friends downtown, so that we could catch a glimpse of Will & Kate as they kicked off our Stampede Parade!
I was hoping we’d get to see them in a carriage of some sort, but they were in a black sedan, and were driving by pretty fast!  Literally, if you blinked you would have missed it!  I looked up, and there was Kate waving!
So fantastic!!!
While I did not capture them very well on my camera, my friend Lori took these shots!  A-maze-ing!!
Quick!  Look up!  Here they come!

Going…

Going…

Gone!
So fast, but so worth it!  For me, it was a moment of a lifetime!  Yeehaw!

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    Elaine @ Sunny Simple Life
    July 9, 2011 at 7:06 PM

    How wonderful you got to see them. Class act. They are so lovely to see and I wish them so much happiness.

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    Lindsay @ Delighted Momma
    July 9, 2011 at 9:06 PM

    Ohh my gosh this is amazing!! You were close and got some great shots! Such a classy couple. Love her

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    Lori
    July 9, 2011 at 9:23 PM

    Yay! Looks great! Love your post! <3
    Lori

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    sjr
    July 9, 2011 at 11:31 PM

    She was looking right at you .. it’s too bad they went through so quickly albeit you were lucky, some people totally missed it.

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    a Bug and Bird
    July 9, 2011 at 11:50 PM

    you’re so lucky. i’m hoping they do a tour of australia/new zealand next. Will toured the earthquake devastation in christchurch and the flooding in queensland, au a month or so before their wedding. i hope he returns, with kate, and they take a tour of sydney. i will totally. get. off. work.

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    Katie
    July 10, 2011 at 2:53 AM

    so exciting!! the pics turned out great, loving their hats 🙂 so lucky to have them in your town!!! thanks for sharing, this post definitely made me smile!

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    www.StarHughes.com
    July 11, 2011 at 3:19 PM

    Oh my gosh you lucky girl!!! I would’ve LOVED to catch them even for a second. I couldn’t believe that yesterday when I was flying from London to San Diego, they were flying (commercial) from LA to London! If only we changed our flight, we might’ve seen them at LAX! I am a little too obsessed with them…haha

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