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Royal couple's Greek odyssey comes to a close

By Josh Payne

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall ended their five-day tour of France and Greece with a dance on the island of Crete.

Charles and Camilla took part in the Cretan dance, called siganos, which involves the dancers linking arms and rotating in a circle, when they visited the village of Archanes yesterday.

This came after Charles met a cheese maker who presented him with a dark cheese called graviera, and said: "This is for your son's wedding."

The couple originally arrived at Knossos archaeological site where Professor John Bennet, director of the British School at Athens, gave them a tour.

Upon their arrival, a member of the public shouted: "Hello your highness, how are you?" To which Charles replied: "Still alive."

Before the couple left for the UK, hundreds of people gave them a loud round of applause.

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