Queen Elizabeth II at Balmoral Castle
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QUEEN ELIZABETH II STARTS SUMMER HOLIDAYS AT BALMORAL CASTLE

On August 6, 2019 Queen Elizabeth II made her official arrival at Balmoral Castle in Scotland to enjoy her annual summer holiday. Her Majesty inspected the guard of honour of the Balaklava Company, 5th Battalion, part of the Royal Regiment of Scotland.

It’s believed that The Queen arrived at the residence over a week ago since she has been spotted arriving at church services in nearby Crathie Kirk. Balmoral is located in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, near the village of Crathie.

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Queen Elizabeth II arrives to inspect the Balaklava Company, 5th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland at the gates at Balmoral, as she takes up summer residence at the castle.

Traditionally, Queen Elizabeth II spends her summers at Balmoral, a Scottish castle that has been owned by the Royal Family since 1852, when the estate and its original castle were purchased privately by Prince Albert, the husband of Queen Victoria.

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LA REINA ISABEL II INICIA OFICIALMENTE SUS VACACIONES EN EL CASTILLO DE BALMORAL

El 6 de agosto de 2019, la Reina Isabel II hizo su llegada oficial al Castillo de Balmoral para disfrutar de sus vacaciones anuales de verano. Su Majestad inspeccionó la guardia de honor de la Compañía Balaklava, Quinto Batallón, parte del Regimiento Real de Escocia.

Se cree que La Reina llegó al Castillo hace más de una semana, ya que ha sido vista llegando a los servicios de la iglesia en la cercana Crathie Kirk. Balmoral se encuentra en Aberdeenshire, Escocia, cerca del pueblo de Crathie.

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Her Majesty wore a sky blue jacket and skirt with a matching hat – La Reina llevaba una chaqueta y falda azul cielo con un sombrero a juego.

Tradicionalmente, la Reina Isabel II pasa sus veranos en Balmoral, un castillo escocés que ha sido propiedad de la Familia Real desde 1852, cuando la finca y su castillo original fueron comprados en privado por el Príncipe Alberto, el esposo de la Reina Victoria.

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Her Majesty was accompanied by Officer Commanding Johnny Thompson – Su Majestad estuvo acompañada por el oficial al mando Johnny Thompson.



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The Queen meet once again with Cruachan IV, a Shetland pony and mascot of the Regiment.  

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Cruachan is the fourth pony to serve as mascot of the Regiment, a tradition started in 1928. 

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The Queen protecting herself from the rain with an umbrella.



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Queen Elizabeth II leaves after inspecting the Balaklava Company, 5 Battalion.


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The Queen’s Scottish home, Balmoral Castle in Aberdeenshire.

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