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Last Updated: Saturday, 5 November 2005, 10:55 GMT
In pictures: Charles and Camilla

Prince Charles lays wreath

The Prince of Wales laid a wreath at Washington's World War II memorial on the royal couple's final day in the city.

Charles and Camilla

A trumpet sounded as Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall viewed the memorial, which stands between the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument.

Charles with veteran

Prince Charles and Camilla chatted to veterans. After hearing one ex-soldier's story, the duchess said: "That's so amazing, fantastic, it's so very nice of you to come today, I'm thrilled."

Charles and Camilla on walkabout

The royal couple also visited the US capital's Folger Shakespeare Library to watch part of a children's performance of Much Ado About Nothing.

Shakespeare workshop

The prince and the duchess got on the stage and were shown around the theatre and the world's largest Shakespeare collection, before leaving for New Orleans.

Charles and Camilla on top of levee

Prince Charles and Camilla climbed a levee in New Orleans to view the destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina.

Camilla views devastation

About 80% of New Orleans was left underwater after the hurricane, which killed some 1,200 people.

Charles talks to the Jones family

The royal couple met emergency workers and the Jones family, who lost their home in the hurricane and are in temporary accommodation on a cruise ship.

New Orleans bystanders

Charles and Camilla flew from New Orleans to San Francisco, where they will visit a farmers' market later on Saturday.



04 Nov 05 |  UK

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