Real-life places where real love bloomed.
It's easy to have a great romance if you've got screenwriters and directors telling you what to do, or if you're under the control of some puppet-master of a novelist. It's a lot harder when you're faced with the messy realities of, well, reality. But these couples managed to pull it off. Not that they all lived happier ever after — heaven knows a good romance can sometimes get even more romantic if there's a little tragedy involved — but they sure did manage to stoke those fires for a while!
Starting in the almost-present and working our way back, here's our travelling show of the world's top 10 real-life romances.
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National Geographic 2014 Emerging Explorer Nizar Ibrahim is part paleontologist, part conjurer, helping us reimagine dinosaurs through his groundbreaki... More National Geographic 2014 Emerging Explorer Nizar Ibrahim is part paleontologist, part conjurer, helping us reimagine dinosaurs through his groundbreaking research. He has discovered several new dinosaur species and sees these ancient reptiles as a gateway to inspiring children's passion for science. Learn more about Nizar Ibrahim and his work: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/09/140912-emerging-explorer-nizar-ibrahim-paleontology-sahara-dinosaur-fossil/ The Explorers Project chronicles the work of National Geographic's Emerging Explorers—tomorrow's visionaries who are making discoveries, making a difference, and inspiring people to care about the planet. Learn more at http://nationalgeographic.com/emerging.
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