The Love Lock Story

Where is your love lock?

Baskets Life Travel

love-lock Being American, Valentine’s day was always about Roses and Chocolates, however in Europe there are some fun traditions that I like even better!

LOVE LOCKS! In Europe there are Bridges all over, where couples hang padlocks.  The padlocks are colorful and have the couples names engraved.  The key is thrown into the river to symbolize their ever lasting love! 

The Practice started in Serbia at the Most Ljubavi Bridge ~ or the Bridge of Love which is now named after the Love Padlocks!  The story is traced back to Pre-WWII when men were going off to war. A local schoolgirl named Nada, from Vrnjacka Banja, fell in love with Relja, a Serbian Military Officer.  They used to secretly meet on the Ljubavi Bridge. They fell in love, and then he went off to war in Greece. While he was away he met another women and broke off his engagement to…

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