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The Duchess of Cornwall in Paris

Published 1735 GMT (0135 HKT) May 28, 2013
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On May 27, 2013, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, began her first official solo trip abroad. Her two-day trip to Paris is in support of the homeless charity Emmaus, of which she is a patron. FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images
Camilla travels to Paris via Eurostar from St Pancras International with Mary Rigg from Hastings, Rob Daines from Coventry and Scott Alvey who are companions of Emmaus. Arthur Edwards - Pool / Getty Images
Camilla arrives at the Louvre Museum on May 28, 2013. Chris Jackson/Getty Images
Camilla speaks with children greeting her outside the headquarters of la Garde Républicaine -- the Republican Guard. Saskya Vandoorne/CNN
Camilla poses with members of la Garde républicaine. Chris Jackson/Getty Images
Camilla greets a member of la Garde républicaine. Saskya Vandoorne/CNN
Camilla inspects an honor guard at la Garde républicaine headquarters. Chris Jackson/Getty Images
Camilla attends a ceremony with the horse cavalry regiment of la Garde républicaine. Saskya Vandoorne/CNN
Camilla is entertained by la Garde républicaine. FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images
Members of la Garde républicaine perform for Camilla at their headquarters. Chris Jackson/Getty Images
Camilla visits the headquarters of luxury fashion brand Christian Dior. A Clarence House spokeswoman said the duchess was "delighted to accept as she was keen to highlight the wonderful skill and craftsmanship involved in this renowned french fashion house." Chris Jackson - Pool / Getty Images
Camilla makes an unannounced visit to a street market and talks with the vendors. FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images
Camilla tastes samples of food at the market. A butcher describes her as "very agreeable, bearing in mind her status." Saskya Vandoorne/CNN
Camilla strolls through the Parisian market. At another stall, she bought five dresses for her grand-daughters from a trader who described the duchess as polite and said she "loved everything." FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images