Came the day! After more than two months enjoying her family, Spain and a more than deserved rest in a summer in which she has shone like never before, Princess Leonor returns to Wales to face one of the most decisive years of his life. And it is that the daughter of kings Felipe and Letizia begins the second year of the International Baccalaureate at the Welsh boarding school UWC Atlantic College, the last year before starting university.
In the absence of official confirmation by Zarzuela – and despite the fact that some media outlets suggest that the heiress to the throne would have traveled to Wales on a regular flight late this Thursday – it will be this Friday when the Princess of Asturias heads to London Heathrow airport. Once there, she will meet up with her classmates to catch a bus that will take them to the historic St Donat’s Castle, dating from the 12th century and houses the prestigious UWC Atlantic College.
If just one year ago – when Leonor said ‘see you soon’ to her parents and her sister Sofía to fly to the United Kingdom and begin her first year of Baccalaureate at the aforementioned center – Casa Real distributed images of the family farewell at the airport, The same thing is not expected to happen this time, so there will be no images of the moment.
in the retina, a summer in which the princess of Asturias has gained prominence and has starred in several appearances in which she has shown her preparation and has dazzled with her beauty and her elegant and impeccable style without losing the youthful air of her 16 years.
Shortly after returning to Spain on June 17 after the end of the school year, Doña Leonor reappeared with the King and Queen and the Infanta Sofía at the Princess of Girona Awards ceremony in Barcelona. Days later, she starred with her sister in her first international act by supporting the Women’s Soccer Team in the European Championship held in the United Kingdom.
How could it be otherwise? On July 25, he traveled with his parents and Sofia to Santiago de Compostela to be present at the offering to the apostle, and from there the whole family headed to Palma de Mallorca to enjoy their traditional summer holidays on the island.
Almost two weeks in which the Princess of Asturias has monopolized all the prominence of the ‘royal’ summer with the informal ‘acts’ in which she has been seen together with the Infanta Sofía, her parents and Queen Sofía.
Since his visit to the Cartuja de Valldemosa to a family dinner, without forgetting her girl’s plan with her mother, her sister and the Emérita, or her relaxed walk through the most touristic area of Palma to put the finishing touch to a vacation in which her image has come out reinforced and in which Leonor has become the most observed and admired member of the Royal Family.
From there, the Kings and their daughters began their private vacations, of which, faithful to their discretion, nothing has been known, although it is said that they would have extended their stay in the Marivent Palace for a few days, although managing to go unnoticed.
But summer is coming to an end for Princess Leonor and this Friday, August 26, she travels to Wales to begin her second year of Baccalaureate at the UWC Atlantic College. the last year before beginning their university studies.
Focused on her classes Leonor will not return to Spain until next October 28when he begins his fall vacation which will last until November 6. A few days that will coincide with the delivery of the Princess of Asturias Awards-which have been delayed so that the heiress can be present-and also with the princess’s 17th birthday, which this year she will be able to celebrate with her family.