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Queen Elizabeth enjoys spin in motorhome

Published on Nov 23, 2012 6:43 AM

BRISTOL, United Kingdom (AFP) - Queen Elizabeth II may be more used to palaces and state carriages but the British monarch nonetheless enjoyed a spin in a motorhome on Thursday, callling it a "real home from home".

The sovereign, 86, and her 91-year-old husband Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, rode 200m in an Approach SE 760 model at the Bailey of Bristol factory in the south-west English city.

Queen Elizabeth is not thought to have ever travelled in a motorhome before, Buckingham Palace said.

The pristine, six-berth van - dubbed "Mavis" - took the royals some 200m round the factory.

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