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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Starting at an early age, women of the Padaung tribe wear a coil of brass rings around their necks. This collar, and the elongated appearance it gives ... More Starting at an early age, women of the Padaung tribe wear a coil of brass rings around their necks. This collar, and the elongated appearance it gives their necks over time, are Padaung symbols they wear proudly. In their native Myanmar, Padaung people often faced persecution over these visible tribal symbols. Now, having relocated to a Thailand refugee camp, these Padaung women continue this centuries-old custom, memorializing the struggles of the past and maintaining a link to their tribe's history.
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