Lonely Planet Writer

A warm welcome for Prince Harry in Australia

Poppies at the Australian War Memorial.
Poppies at the Australian War Memorial. Image by Travis / CC BY 2.0

Despite the rain hundreds of well-wishers met Prince Harry in Canberra, Australia over the weekend as he begins a month-long tour with the Australian army. While in Canberra he laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and visited the poppy wall at the Australian War Memorial. Harry will spend time with the Australian SAS in Perth and with Indigenous NORFORCE soldiers in the Northern Territory while down under before heading over to Gallipoli, Turkey for the ANZAC centenary. Read more: abc.net.au