Saturday, 12 September 2020

Summer Holidays 2012

 In 2012 Mary's 10 week long summer holiday coincided with the London Olympics. Even though she officially represented Denmark at the olympics, the stay in London was largely a private one.

21 June 2012

The first sighting of Mary during her summer holidays was on her cargo bike, heading back to her Amalienborg palace home.

23 June 2012

A few days later, Danish press followed the family around the upmarket coastal village Tisvildeleje where they were holidaying with their wealthy Danish friends.
Here they were watching the Sankt Hans bonfire for the summer solstice, in the company of Julie Mølsgaard, Brigitte Handwerk and her daughters India & Paloma.

24 June 2012

 Cycling in Tisvilde.

25 June 2012

Out for a stroll with the twins (1,5), followed by Julie Mølsgaard and Isabella, Ziggy and a bodyguard.

The next three weeks were spent abroad, as prince Joachim was regent. Billedbladet later found out the family flew to Seattle (USA) with the Heerings, and travelled on further from there.

17 July 2012

Mary was spotted shopping at Zara in Copenhagen. She'd come by bike with her bodyguard.

20 July 2012

The crown princely family was at Graasten Slot for the annual photo session. The other royals who were present were queen Margrethe & prince Henrik, princess Benedikte, princess Alexandra von Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg and her two children, count Richard and countess Ingrid von Pfeil. 

Princess Josephine was ill and didn't take part in the photo shoot.

Mary was wearing a new dress by Free People and new diamond earrings by Marlene Juhl-Jørgensen.

After posing in the park, they also posed during the changing of the guard.

22 July 2012

While staying at Graasten, Mary and her family made a visit to Legoland in Billund. They were accompanied by princess Alexandra and her 2 children.

The rest of the holidays were mainly spent in London, where Mary attended the 2012 Olympics.

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