Is one amused? Queen jokes when American tourists do not recognize her on Balmoral estate
- The 93-year-old monarch ran with protection officer Richard Griffin
- She was dressed in tweeds and a headscarf on the Aberdeenshire estate
- The group asked her if she lived in the neighborhood and if she had ever met the queen
A group of American tourists did not recognize the queen after they met her at her Scottish estate
A group of American tourists did not recognize the queen after they met her at her Scottish estate.
The 93-year-old monarch had taken a walk on the grounds of Balmoral Castle in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, accompanied by protection officer Richard Griffin.
She was dressed in tweeds and wore a headscarf when she met the tourist group.
Unaware of who she was, they started a conversation and asked her if she lived in the area where she replied that she indeed had a house nearby.
They then wondered if she had ever met the queen herself.
She didn't want to reveal who she enjoyed a private joke while she went to Mr. Griffin gestured and said: & # 39; No, but this policeman did. & # 39;
Griffin has been working closely with the royal family for more than 30 years.
Speaking to the Times, he said the group went on after a short while and was not aware of its true identity.
The 93-year-old monarch had taken a walk on the grounds of Balmoral Castle in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, accompanied by protection officer Richard Griffin
The queen often enjoys a quiet lifestyle while staying in Balmoral and opts for more open clothing and rubber boots
The queen often enjoys a more peaceful lifestyle while staying in Balmoral.
She usually trades her distinctive eye-catching colored dresses that she wears for royal engagements for dried-up clothing and rubber boots.
Balmoral Castle has been a residence of the British royal family since 1852.
It is set on extensive grounds that cover an area from around 50,000 hectares.
As a work area it includes forestry and farmland as well as managed herds of deer, Highland cattle and ponies.
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