Best ten cities to say "Will you marry me?" (2)

15:31, November 23, 2009      

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Provence, France: love of the Purple Knight

Provence was named "the city of Knight" because of the famous film "The horseman on the roof (Hussard sur le toit, Le)". The film describes a beautiful love story between a gentle Italian knight and a pretty girl.

There also a legend story happened here. A girl met a handsome and hurt young man when she on her road of deflowering, and she took him home to treat his wound. When the man recovered, the two of them had already deeply fallen in love with each other. But the girl's family is strongly against their marriage, so the girl was ready to envelope with the man. Before they leave, girl threw lots of lavenders to the young man according to what an old woman told her to test the love between them. Then, the young man gone with bits of purple smoke raising, and only left words "Actually, I am your mind of leaving far away", not long, the girl disappeared with the smoke, too.

Provence is just a poetry of love, everybody lives here will get moved because of it.

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