Friday, May 2, 2014

Celebrating Love on le pont des Arts - home of the Paris love locks

An update from the NYT on my favorite bridge in Paris!

A just-married couple posed for photos on Pont des Arts, one of the bridges to which lovers attach  padlocks symbolic of undying love. CreditThibault Camus/Associated Press

On Bridges in Paris, Clanking With Love

PARIS — Johannes and Melissa. David and Michaela. Ben and Justin.
These are a few of the names written on thousands of metal padlocks attached to the railings of the Pont des Arts, one of the most beautiful of the bridges spanning the Seine as it winds through Paris.
The keys have long since been tossed into the water by those who attached the locks to the bridge, most of them couples who hoped that they would be, as the words on one lock put it, “Locked in love forever.”
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rather be in paris