The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall began their Diamond Jubilee tour in Papua New Guinea.
Charles and Camilla - who were draped with garlands of flowers - were cheered by crowds when they stepped off their plane in the capital Port Moresby.
The royal couple are touring Papua New Guinea, Australia and New Zealand over the next two weeks in celebration of the Queen's historic milestone.
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Tomorrow should be a bit quieter in most places, with lighter winds and some lovely winter sunshine.