Crown Princess Mary cycles through Sydney as part of Australian tour highlighting climate changePosted by On

Crown Princess Mary of Denmark has cycled through Sydney’s CBD and taken a ride on the Danish inspired light rail as part of her first Australian tour in 10 years.

The Tasmanian-born princess is on the final leg of a Pacific tour to highlight the consequences of climate change.

She visited Fiji and Vanuatu ahead of touching down in Sydney last night.

Princess Mary and members of Denmark’s visiting delegation were given a tour of the CBD cycleways by City of Sydney officials; starting at Hyde Park, riding up Pitt Street and finishing at Circular Quay.

There she met Lord Mayor Clover Moore and swapped shoes before taking a light rail journey of the transformed George Street to Town Hall.

Princess Mary rode a bike through Sydney’s CBD this morning.()
A crowd surrounded Princess Mary on her arrival in Sydney.()

She said the transformation of the Sydney CBD was “amazing”.

“It’s wonderful to be here, it’s wonderful to experience the new bike lanes.”

Ms Moore told Princess Mary she hoped to make Sydney a “Copenhagen of the south” and paid homage to Danish architect Jan Gehl who worked with the City of Sydney on the light rail project.

“We’re really delighted we are able to show you our bike lanes and show you the…

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