Amsterdam photo of the day: love locks

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In Amsterdam, as in other cities around the world (including Paris, though I didn’t get a decent photo of this phenomenon), people are leaving padlocks as love tokens on bridges. Apparently, no one is quite sure how this trend got started.

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(This fad doesn’t seem to have hit London yet. I wonder why…)

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RogerBW
RogerBW
Thu, Jan 23, 2014 4:37pm

This is real modern religion — along with those roadside shrines near the sites of accidents.