Britain's Princess Anne and her husband Captain Mark Phillips relaxed on Saturday (November 17) aboard the Royal Yacht Britain's as it followed a secret cruise route in the Caribbean.
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Background: Britain's Princess Anne and her husband Captain Mark Phillips relaxed on Saturday (November 17) aboard the Royal Yacht Britain's as it followed a secret cruise route in the Caribbean.
It was the start of their honeymoon proper after the splendour of their public wedding and the more than eight hour flight from London to Bridgetown, Barbados, where they boarded the Royal Yacht on Thursday evening (November 19).
A white helmeted police band played calypso rhythms and the theme music of the film "Love Story" as the couple boarded the Britannia to say their farewells so Sir Winston and Lady Scott, the Barbados Governor General and his wife who had travelled with them on the flight from London.
The couple stood on deck and waved as the floodlit Britannia slipped anchor and edged out to sea.
They are expected to go ashore at one or other of the great are of Islands in the Grenadines of Leewards to the north and spend the last three days of the honeymoon on the Galapagos Islands, to see the unique birds, giant tortoises, lizards and fish which live there.
From December 4 to 16 the couple will carry out official engagements in colombia, Jamaica, Monserrat and Antigua before flying back to London.
SYNOPSIS: The port of Bridgetown, Barbados on Thursday evening, where newly weds Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips arrived from London by air to begin a honeymoon cruise among the Island of the Caribbean.
Barbadians joined with British tourists to cheer the couple as they came to board the Royal Yacht Britannia.
A police band played Calypso rhythms, and theme music form the film "Love Story" as Anne and Mark boarded Britannia. At a reception party on board, the couple said their farewells to Sir Winston and Lady Scott, the Barbados Governor General who travelled with them from London.
As the ship prepared to set sail on a secret cruise routs -- a wave for the crowds.
The couple are now relaxing in the Caribbean. Their honeymoon will and with three days on the legendary Galapagos Islands -- the home of unique birds and animals.