14 Jul '11, 7am

Man walks 1,600km to marry fiancee

Man walks 1,600km to marry fiancee

Liu Peiwen took the words seriously and will walk from the central province of Henan to his girlfriend's home in Guangdong. -- PHOTO: METRO A CHINESE man is willing to do anything for love. He has embarked on a 1,600km trip as requested by his fiancee - on foot. Quoting the lyrics of Scottish band, The Proclaimers' 1988 hit single I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles), she said she would marry him if he would run the extra mile for her. The lyrics describe a man who is willing to walk a 1,000 miles (1,600km) for his lover. Liu Peiwen took the words seriously and will walk from the central province of Henan to his girlfriend's home in Guangdong. 'The distance from here to her hometown in the Guangdong province, in southe-astern China, is 1,600 kilometers - which is exactly 1,000 miles,' he said. 'When I get there I hope she is waiting for me and I will ask her again - and I hope she say...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Asia/Story/STISt...

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