Oak is the most romantic in the world
• The most romantic oak tree in the world
Clubs, online dating services, chat areas - that did not come up in the world, to enable the lonely hearts find each other. It turns out that there is another original way to meet with your partner: write a letter in the mail and send it to Germany to the postal address of the Tree of Love. For several decades, the postmen are regularly dipped into a hollow oak messages, and anyone can answer by the interlocutor.
German oak - a real survivor. He was already over 500 years old and its history - entirely legends and romantic adventures. More than a century ago, this tree has saved the love of Miss Orth, daughter of a local forester, and Mr Schutte-falsehood. Young forbidden to meet, according to the girl's father, the union has been disadvantaged. However, beloved decided to go against the parent ban, secretly exchanged letters, erecting a hiding place in the hollow of the tree. When it became clear that the love this couple stronger than prejudice, they were allowed to marry. Wedding ceremony staged near-savior oak June 2, 1891.
The wedding ceremony near the Tree of Love
The story quickly spread through the nearby villages, and young people began to come to the oak tree to drop a note, too, hoping to find his destiny. By 1927 it became clear: it is time to assign oak mailing address, mail flow became too large, and the geography of wanting to write a significantly expanded.
Hollow is located at three meters from the ground, it leads to a wooden staircase. Hollow is used as a mail box, everyone who comes here, can get any letter and answer it. The week is still on the oak comes addressed no less than 40 letters. Interestingly, over the years it has developed such an original way of about 100 pairs, and the ensued friendly plurality correspondences. One of the postmen, who have worked in the area for over 20 years, says that, too, found his wife because of the letter.
We reserve the address for all those wishing to try their luck:
Bräutigamseiche, Dodauer Forst, 23701 Eutin, Germany