A Love Story in a Treacherous Town in Spain - Los Angeles Travel Photographer

Julián was a handsome young man from a humble background and earned a living doing labor work.  He fell in love with a girl from a wealthy family.  Every day, he would go see Inés after work in front of her door. 

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Couple-Underneath-Cristo-del-Pasadizo-Cuenca-Spain-Copyright-Jean-Huang-Photography

The disparity in their social classes caused concern for Inés' parent.  To change his outlook with the girl that was also in love with him, Julián joined the army to fight the Italian Wars.  On the night before Julián's departure, the two lovers knelt in front of el Cristo del Pasadizo (the Christ of the Passage, in English) and swore their loyalty.  Neither of them would think of marrying anyone else unless they were certain of death of either one.

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Casas-Colgadas-Cuenca-Spain-Copyright-Jean-Huang-Photography

In a town where houses hang out of the cliff, I learnt a medieval love story in which two young men perished.

Do you know what happened to
Inés?     

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