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BEST MOMENTS: Charming Prince Harry on his first solo tour

Last updated on: March 14, 2012 09:51 IST

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Prince Harry has described his Diamond Jubilee tour of the Commonwealth nations of Belize, Jamaica and the Bahamas as "an emotional trip".

The 27-year-old said he had been "choked up" by the warm reception he had received and the way the countries celebrated Queen Elizabeth's 60-year reign.

During his trip, the prince took part in a Diamond Jubilee street party and showed off his dancing skills in Belize and formally honoured the Queen at a thanksgiving service in the Bahamas. In Jamaica he took part in a fun race with Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt and met steadfast republican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller.

Prince Harry said that he had been "humbled" by the "amazing warmth" shown towards him and the Queen. "I tell you what, it's been an emotional trip. I'm absolutely exhausted but the warmth of the reception that we've received from every single country that we've been to has been amazing," the Telegraph quoted him as saying.

"I personally had no idea how much warmth there was towards the Queen. To me that's been very humbling and I was actually quite choked up seeing the way that they're celebrating her 60 years. She's thousands of miles away and yet they celebrated her in the way they did and made me feel so welcome, so I couldn't thank them more," he said.

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Image: Britain's Prince Harry dances at a youth community center in Kingston, Jamaica
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Prince Harry speaks to a patient during a visit to Bustamente Children's Hospital, in Kingston, Jamaica.


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Prince Harry and the Jamaican Prime Minister, Portia Simpson Miller, pose for a photograph before a reception prior to the state dinner at the King's House in Kingston, Jamaica.


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Prince Harry is greeted by Rita Marley, the wife of musician Bob Marley, during a visit to a youth community center in Kingston, Jamaica.


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Prince Harry aims at the start of a live-firing exercise at the Up Park Camp in Kingston, Jamaica.


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Prince Harry attends a reception at Government House in Nassau, Bahamas on March 4.


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Prince Harry stands next to children during a tour of Harbour Island in Nassau.


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Prince Harry talks to Boy Scouts after attending a church service at Christ Church Cathedral in Nassau, Bahamas.


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Prince Harry interacts with locals at a Jubilee Block Party in Belmopan, Belize.


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Prince Harry takes part in a dance at a Jubilee Block Party in Belmopan, Belize.


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Prince Harry visits Xunantunich Mayan Temple in Benque Viejo del Carmen, Belize.


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Prince Harry receives a hug as he visits the Xunantunich Mayan temple near Benque Viejo, Belize.


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