Home-grown royal meets the locals

The Australian also spoke with young children on a street during a tour of the area. Photo / AP
The Australian also spoke with young children on a street during a tour of the area. Photo / AP

Denmark's Crown Princess Marylooks visited the bushfire devastation in Winmalee, 85km west of Sydney, yesterday. The Australian also spoke with young children on a street during a tour of the area.

Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik and the Crown Princess visited the district to thank firefighters for their work during the bushfires that started on October 18 and destroyed more than 200 properties.

Denmark's Crown Princess Marylooks at the bushfire devastation in Winmalee, Australia. Photo / AP
Denmark's Crown Princess Marylooks at the bushfire devastation in Winmalee, Australia. Photo / AP

The royal couple are visiting Australia to take part in 40th birthday celebrations for the Sydney Opera House, which was designed by Danish architect Jorn Utzon.

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