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Photo of the Day: Love Locks in Paris

Photo of the Day: Love Locks in Paris Feb 24th, 2013 at 6:00PM: Paris is a romantic city. The architecture, the lights, the food, the language; it's hard to deny that this city is a place for love. One of the classic expressions of romance in the City of Light is the collection of love padlocks on some of Paris' most classic bridges. Love locks are a simple thing: a couple writes their names on a padlock, locks it to one of the bridges, and if they are...

Photo Of The Day: Locks Of Love

Photo Of The Day: Locks Of Love Jun 21st, 2012 at 6:00PM: Today's Photo of the Day was taken on Paris' Pont des Arts bridge, where it is tradition to write your name and your lover's on a padlock and attach it to the railing to symbolize your unbreakable bond. It's a tradition popular all over the world, from Florence to Taiwan (check out Gadling's gallery from Cologne, Germany. Over the years, many cities have tried to remove the locks or limit new...

Locks of love cover Cologne's Hohenzollern Bridge

Locks of love cover Cologne's Hohenzollern Bridge May 24th, 2011 at 11:00AM: Love locks are a romantic symbol of true love: Walk across a bridge with your sweetheart, affix a lock scrawled with your names to the structure, and then toss the key into the river below. The tradition is said to have originated on the Ponte Milivio in Italy, but from Australia to Uruguay the practice has caught on. I found these on the Hohenzollern Bridge in Cologne, an overpass that is...

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