Prince William, Kate on Asia tour

Sep 12, 2012, 13:05 PM IST
Britain`s Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, receives flowers from fans at Gardens by the Bay.
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Britain`s Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, receives flowers from fans at Gardens by the Bay.

Catherine Duchess of Cambridge smiles during a ceremony naming a hybrid orchid in their honor at the Orchid Garden within the Singapore Botanical Gardens.
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Catherine Duchess of Cambridge smiles during a ceremony naming a hybrid orchid in their honor at the Orchid Garden within the Singapore Botanical Gardens.

Britain`s Prince William, left, and his wife Kate, the Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge during their tour in the Cloud Forest of Singapore`s Gardens.
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Britain`s Prince William, left, and his wife Kate, the Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge during their tour in the Cloud Forest of Singapore`s Gardens.

Britain`s Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, greets a young boy during her tour at Gardens by the Bay.
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Britain`s Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, greets a young boy during her tour at Gardens by the Bay.

Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, meets well-wishers at the Supertree Grove of Gardens by the Bay.
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Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, meets well-wishers at the Supertree Grove of Gardens by the Bay.

Britain`s Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, tours the Cloud Forest at Singapore`s Gardens by the Bay in Singapore during Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, and his wife Kate`s official three-day visit.
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Britain`s Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, tours the Cloud Forest at Singapore`s Gardens by the Bay in Singapore during Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, and his wife Kate`s official three-day visit.

Britain`s Prince William, left, and his wife Kate, center, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge tour Gardens by the Bay.
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Britain`s Prince William, left, and his wife Kate, center, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge tour Gardens by the Bay.

Prince William and Kate, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, view a hybrid orchid named in their honor at the Orchid Garden within the Singapore Botanical Gardens.
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Prince William and Kate, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, view a hybrid orchid named in their honor at the Orchid Garden within the Singapore Botanical Gardens.

Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, views an orchid hybrid named after Diana, late Princess of Wales during a tour the Orchid Garden within the Singapore Botanical Gardens.
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Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, views an orchid hybrid named after Diana, late Princess of Wales during a tour the Orchid Garden within the Singapore Botanical Gardens.

Britain`s Prince William and his wife, Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, walk together during their visit to the Cloud Forest at Gardens by the Bay.
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Britain`s Prince William and his wife, Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, walk together during their visit to the Cloud Forest at Gardens by the Bay.

Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge prepares to push in the last blade of a Rolls-Royce wide chord fan blade after her tour of the Rolls-Royce Seletar Campus in Singapore.
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Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge prepares to push in the last blade of a Rolls-Royce wide chord fan blade after her tour of the Rolls-Royce Seletar Campus in Singapore.

 Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, are welcomed by a lion dance performance during their visit to Strathmore Green, a precinct in Queenstown, a residential district of Singapore.
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Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, are welcomed by a lion dance performance during their visit to Strathmore Green, a precinct in Queenstown, a residential district of Singapore.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, speak to student Tan Si Xue, center, who gave them one of his paintings following a performance at Rainbow Centre, a school for disabled children in Singapore.
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Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, speak to student Tan Si Xue, center, who gave them one of his paintings following a performance at Rainbow Centre, a school for disabled children in Singapore.

Prince William shake hands with paralympic medalists , from left, Jouin Tan, Theresa Goh and Laurentia Tan at the Eden Hall in Singapore.
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Prince William shake hands with paralympic medalists , from left, Jouin Tan, Theresa Goh and Laurentia Tan at the Eden Hall in Singapore.

Kate, Britain`s Duchess of Cambridge, attends an art therapy session, part of the Rainbow Centre`s special education program for children with special needs, at the center`s Margaret Drive school in Singapore.
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Kate, Britain`s Duchess of Cambridge, attends an art therapy session, part of the Rainbow Centre`s special education program for children with special needs, at the center`s Margaret Drive school in Singapore.

Catherine, Britain`s Duchess of Cambridge, gives thumbs up to a student as she attends an art therapy session, part of the Rainbow Centre`s special education programme curriculum for children with special needs, at the centre`s Margaret Drive school in Singapore.
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Catherine, Britain`s Duchess of Cambridge, gives thumbs up to a student as she attends an art therapy session, part of the Rainbow Centre`s special education programme curriculum for children with special needs, at the centre`s Margaret Drive school in Singapore.

Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, receives flowers from a girl during her visit to Strathmore Green, a precinct in Queenstown, a residential district of Singapore.
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Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, receives flowers from a girl during her visit to Strathmore Green, a precinct in Queenstown, a residential district of Singapore.

Prince William Duke of Cambridge and his wife Catherine Duchess of Cambridge tour Gardens by the Bay in Singapore.
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Prince William Duke of Cambridge and his wife Catherine Duchess of Cambridge tour Gardens by the Bay in Singapore.

Prince William and his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, make a toast in the honor of Queen Elizabeth`s Diamond Jubilee at a British Gala reception at the Eden Hall in Singapore.
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Prince William and his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, make a toast in the honor of Queen Elizabeth`s Diamond Jubilee at a British Gala reception at the Eden Hall in Singapore.

Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, pause for a moment of silence after laying a wreath to pay their respects to the war dead of World War II during a visit to the Kranji War Memorial in Singapore.
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Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, pause for a moment of silence after laying a wreath to pay their respects to the war dead of World War II during a visit to the Kranji War Memorial in Singapore.

Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge, pay their respect to the war dead of both World War I and World War II at the Kranji Commonwealth War Memorial in Singapore.
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Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge, pay their respect to the war dead of both World War I and World War II at the Kranji Commonwealth War Memorial in Singapore.

Britain`s Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, left, and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge arrive at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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Britain`s Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, left, and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge arrive at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

This photo released by Malaysia`s Information Department, Britain`s Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, pose with Malaysian PM Najib Razak and his wife Rosmah Mansor during a luncheon in Putrajaya.
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This photo released by Malaysia`s Information Department, Britain`s Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, pose with Malaysian PM Najib Razak and his wife Rosmah Mansor during a luncheon in Putrajaya.

This photo released by Malaysia`s Information Department, Britain`s Kate, left, the Duchess of Cambridge, speaks to a boy at Hospis Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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This photo released by Malaysia`s Information Department, Britain`s Kate, left, the Duchess of Cambridge, speaks to a boy at Hospis Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge takes her shoes off before entering a mosque in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge takes her shoes off before entering a mosque in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge take their shoes off before entering a mosque in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge take their shoes off before entering a mosque in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Britain`s Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge, seated in the second row of a vehicle, leave after attending a cultural event at KLCC park in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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Britain`s Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge, seated in the second row of a vehicle, leave after attending a cultural event at KLCC park in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Britain`s Prince William, left, and his wife Kate, the Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge, speak to young performers at National Palace in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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Britain`s Prince William, left, and his wife Kate, the Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge, speak to young performers at National Palace in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge take a walk through a central city park in Kuala Lumpur.
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Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge take a walk through a central city park in Kuala Lumpur.

Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge walk through the rainforest in Danum Valley Research Center in Danum Valley, Sabab, Malaysia.
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Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge walk through the rainforest in Danum Valley Research Center in Danum Valley, Sabab, Malaysia.

Britain`s Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge walk through a bridge at the Borneo Rainforest Research Center in Danum Valley some 70 kilometers (44 miles) west of Lahad Datu, on the island of Borneo.
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Britain`s Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge walk through a bridge at the Borneo Rainforest Research Center in Danum Valley some 70 kilometers (44 miles) west of Lahad Datu, on the island of Borneo.

Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge walk through the rainforest in Danum Valley Research Center in Danum Valley, Sabab, Malaysia.
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Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge walk through the rainforest in Danum Valley Research Center in Danum Valley, Sabab, Malaysia.

Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive at Danum Valley Research Center in Danum Valley, Sabab, Malaysia.
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Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive at Danum Valley Research Center in Danum Valley, Sabab, Malaysia.

Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive at Danum Valley Research Center in Danum Valley, Sabab, Malaysia.
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Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive at Danum Valley Research Center in Danum Valley, Sabab, Malaysia.

Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive at Danum Valley Research Center in Danum Valley, Sabab, Malaysia.
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Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive at Danum Valley Research Center in Danum Valley, Sabab, Malaysia.

Britain`s Prince William, fourth left, and his wife Kate, right, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, laugh as warriors perform a traditional dance at Honiara International Airport, Solomon Islands.
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Britain`s Prince William, fourth left, and his wife Kate, right, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, laugh as warriors perform a traditional dance at Honiara International Airport, Solomon Islands.

Britain`s Prince William, left, and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, wave on the back of a truck decorated like as a canoe following a welcome ceremony in Honiara, Solomon Islands.
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Britain`s Prince William, left, and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, wave on the back of a truck decorated like as a canoe following a welcome ceremony in Honiara, Solomon Islands.


Britain`s Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge looks around on the arrival of the Duke and Duchess in Honiara, Solomon Islands.
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Britain`s Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge looks around on the arrival of the Duke and Duchess in Honiara, Solomon Islands.

Britain`s Prince William, left, and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, travel on a decorated truck through central Honiara, Solomon Islands.
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Britain`s Prince William, left, and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, travel on a decorated truck through central Honiara, Solomon Islands.

Britain`s Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, left, talks with the wife of the Governor General of the Solomon Islands, Lady Grace Kabui in Honiara, Solomon Islands.
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Britain`s Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, left, talks with the wife of the Governor General of the Solomon Islands, Lady Grace Kabui in Honiara, Solomon Islands.

 Britain`s Prince William, left, and his wife Kate prepare to sit for a meal at Government House in Honiara, Solomon Islands.
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Britain`s Prince William, left, and his wife Kate prepare to sit for a meal at Government House in Honiara, Solomon Islands.

Britain`s William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, leave the Cultural village in Honiara.
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Britain`s William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, leave the Cultural village in Honiara.

Britain`s Kate, right, the Duchess of Cambridge, is presented with a small canoe by two local children during a visit to the Commonwealth Youth Programme in Honiara, Solomon Islands.
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Britain`s Kate, right, the Duchess of Cambridge, is presented with a small canoe by two local children during a visit to the Commonwealth Youth Programme in Honiara, Solomon Islands.

Britain`s Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, center, poses for a group photo with local women working in public service, youth groups, church groups and Non-Government Organizations in Honiara, Solomon Islands.
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Britain`s Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, center, poses for a group photo with local women working in public service, youth groups, church groups and Non-Government Organizations in Honiara, Solomon Islands.

Britain`s Prince William kicks a ball during a soccer demonstration at the Cultural Village in Honiara, Solomon Islands.
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Britain`s Prince William kicks a ball during a soccer demonstration at the Cultural Village in Honiara, Solomon Islands.

Britain`s William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, cut the ribbon to officially open the renovated Commonwealth Street in central Honiara, Solomon Islands.
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Britain`s William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, cut the ribbon to officially open the renovated Commonwealth Street in central Honiara, Solomon Islands.

Britain`s Kate, right, the Duchess of Cambridge, is presented with a cake by an unidentified woman, second left, during a visit to the Commonwealth Youth Programme in Honiara, Solomon Islands.
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Britain`s Kate, right, the Duchess of Cambridge, is presented with a cake by an unidentified woman, second left, during a visit to the Commonwealth Youth Programme in Honiara, Solomon Islands.

Britain`s Prince William and his wife Kate, center, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, look at traditional dancers during a visit to a cultural village in Honiara, Solomon Islands.
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Britain`s Prince William and his wife Kate, center, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, look at traditional dancers during a visit to a cultural village in Honiara, Solomon Islands.

Britain`s Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, arrive barefoot in Tavanipupu, Solomon Islands.
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Britain`s Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, arrive barefoot in Tavanipupu, Solomon Islands.

Britain`s Prince William, left, and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, listen to a village chief who makes a speech after they arrived at Marapa Island.
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Britain`s Prince William, left, and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, listen to a village chief who makes a speech after they arrived at Marapa Island.

Britain`s Prince William, right, and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, smile as they watch a shark ceremony performed by women in the water as they arrive at Marapa Island.
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Britain`s Prince William, right, and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, smile as they watch a shark ceremony performed by women in the water as they arrive at Marapa Island.

Britain`s Prince William, center left, and his wife Kate, center right, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, arrive in Tavanipupu, Solomon Islands, on a traditional war canoe.
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Britain`s Prince William, center left, and his wife Kate, center right, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, arrive in Tavanipupu, Solomon Islands, on a traditional war canoe.

Britain`s Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, smile as they listen to a village chief who makes a speech after they arrived at Marapa Island.
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Britain`s Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, smile as they listen to a village chief who makes a speech after they arrived at Marapa Island.