Ukraine's stunning 'Tunnel of Love' has an intriguing Cold War history
In the centuries-old city of Klevan, Ukraine, a railroad track cuts through the trees shaping a tunnel, appropriately named the Tunnel of Love by locals. It's straight out of a fairy tale.
Over the years, the tunnel has attracted tourists from all over the world to take a stroll. Many have popped the question here, and Instagram is flooded with photos to prove it.
This lover's lane traces its origins back to the Cold War. On a recent visit to Ukraine, photographer Amos Chapple with Radio Free Europe spoke with the locals and learned of the tunnel's history as a guise for a nearby military base.
Let's take a look inside.