Around the World with Love

Around the World with Love

From Paris to Japan to North Carolina, these images will inspire the romantic in us all.

  • The Heart Reef in the Great Barrier Reef in Australia

    Heart Reef

    Further proof that God is the ultimate romantic–a coral reef shaped like a heart! The Heart Reef sits in the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Queensland, Australia, and is a popular destination for helicopter and seaplane marriage proposals. 

  • Wall of Love in Paris

    Wall of Love

    In Paris, France, one of the most romantic cities in the world, lives a wall all about love. The “I Love You Wall” is the brainchild of artist Frédéric Baron and calligrapher Claire Kito, and features 612 tiles with “I love you” written in 250 languages. Talk about amour!

  • Estancia La Guitarra in Argentina

    Estancia La Guitarra

    A true testament to true love. This guitar-shaped grove in Pampas, Argentina was lovingly cultivated by farmer Pedro Ureta in honor of his late wife, Graciela, who died while pregnant with their fifth child. Pedro and his family spent 35 years fulfilling Graciela’s dream of an aerial sculpture in the shape of her favorite instrument. 

  • Meoto Iwa, aka the Wedded Rocks in Futami Bay, Japan.

    Meoto Iwa, aka the Wedded Rocks

    Linked by a straw rope, these two rocks in Futami Bay, Japan, near the Futami Okitama Shrine, are said to be wedded. The big rock is the husband. The smaller rock is the wife. They represent the Japanese deities, Izanagi and Izanami, and honor the sacred bond of marriage. 

  • The Kindred Spirit Mailbox on Bird Island State Reserve in North Carolina.

    Kindred Spirit Mailbox

    In North Carolina on Bird Island State Reserve, visitors can leave anonymous letters, secrets and prayers for one another via the Kindred Spirit Mailbox. The black metal mailbox, which is more than 30 years old, was inspired by a beachgoer’s vision of a gathering place for strangers to share inspiration. 

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