The Royals

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Their trip up north was a full family affair, with King Harald, Queen Sonja, along with their children and grandchildren, including Crown Princess Mette-Marit and Crown Prince Haakon. King Harald told a Norwegian newspaper, Nettavisen, that he hoped to teach his grandchildren a bit more about their country (and family's) heritage during the trip. "We can’t just sit back and tell them about history. We have to show it to them, otherwise it gets too boring for the grandchildren."