Monday, February 14

Huffington Post: Paris Love Locks

While Paris has long been the idyllic destination for lovers, it is the Pont des Arts pedestrian bridge over the Seine River that has recently become the place to symbolically leave your heart in the city of romance.

During a recent trip to Paris, my husband and I discovered 'love locks' on the Pont Des Arts Bridge. Hundreds of padlocks in various shapes, etched with dates and couples' initials, have been affixed to the railings of the wooden slatted bridge. For the past few years couples have been attaching engraved padlocks to the bridge and throwing the keys into the Seine as a sign of never-ending love...

You can read my article in full on the Huffington Post. Happy Valentine's Day.

6 comments:

pve design said...

Wonder where all the keys are? Lovely article.
Beautifully written.
Happy Valentine's day~
pve

Ideezine said...

Ronda,

To be or not to be that is the question! Great article for a day, month, year or lifetime filled with the question is it love or romantic lust to belong to another.

Happy Valentine's Day to you and yours!

Bette

VictoriaArt said...

It does sound so romantic!
Lovely post!

Happy Valentine's day, Ronda!

The enchanted home said...

Thank you Ronda! You solved a mystery, we were there a few weeks ago and saw them too....it was so curious looking and I thought about it but forgot to inquire what that was alll about! So sweet, if I had known I may have been prompted to do the same....love the notion.

FotoStefan said...

And if you visit Bucharest, don't forget to see our Love Locks! :)
Nice article on Huffington Post.

peggy braswell said...

what wonderful idea! I will run right over to HP to read your article. xx peggybraswelldesign.com