Meghan Markle matches the Fiji flag in a blue cape dress

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The Duke of Sussex was here to lay a wreath and to show both his personal appreciation of Fiji's ongoing connection with the British Armed Forces and to give thanks on behalf of his grandmother, The Queen.

A day after Kensington Palace announced Meghan's pregnancy, Harry told fans in Australia, "We also genuinely couldn't think of a better place to announce the upcoming baby...whether it's a boy or a girl".

Meghan and Harry and enjoyed an idyllic "babymoon" last night on one of the world's most attractive rainforest islands. However, after it overran by almost two hours, it was decided that Meghan would take some time out of her schedule and spend the following morning resting.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry arrived in Fiji today and were given a traditional welcome with an official ceremony.

The duchess wears a striped dress by Reformation (which is now unavailable online) on day 7 of the royal tour.

There was a light drizzle when Prince Harry and Meghan landed Tuesday afternoon at Nausori Airport near the capital Suva.

They are visiting on behalf of the Queen who first visited Fiji in 1953 with her husband Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

The duchess had opted to rest instead of attending a couple of engagements in Australia, including travelling around the uneven terrain of Fraser Island in Queensland.

But Harry wasn't having it, simply telling them: "I'm in the middle of a conversation, and I'm not going to leave this".

At 11am this morning the Duke will travel to Colo i Suva Forest Park and the Duchess to the British High Commissioner's Residence before taking a tour of the Suva Market at 11.30am.

Meghan and Harry will have carried out about 76 engagements across their 16-day tour by the time it ends.

The couple is scheduled to visit Tonga on Thursday before returning to Sydney on Friday night for the final days of the Invictus Games, Harry's brainchild and the focus of their tour.