Dutch couple share love story that ends with proposal in Scots metropolis that ‘stole our hearts’

A COUPLE have shared the magical second that they received engaged in a Scots metropolis that ‘stole our hearts’ throughout their journeys visiting.

Shelly Koers and companion Sander Verhoeven visited Edinburgh earlier this month to have a good time their fifth anniversary.

The couple from the Netherlands instructed of how Scotland was their ‘magical’ place and Sander used the chance of visiting to pop the query.

They added how Sandor had received down on one knee while at Calton Hill in Edinburgh however extremely managed to seize the scenes on a drone on the similar time.

The clip reveals the pair on the summit of the Edinburgh landmark with the duo dressed for hill strolling sporting crimson t-shirts, black trousers and trainers.

Shelly seems shy as Sander will get down on one knee holding a black field in a single hand and takes his girlfriend’s within the different.

The drone begins to zoom out to indicate the Edinburgh panorama surrounding the couple as Shelly covers her mouth in shock at what has simply occurred.

The Dutch couple are stood subsequent to the Dugald Stewart Monument as Shelley seems to just accept Sander’s supply of marriage.

The footage ends with the newly-engaged couple sharing a touching embrace within the metropolis that stole their hearts.

The couple instructed how Shelly would take 5 hour prepare journeys to go to Sander every weekend within the Netherlands after assembly at college in 2018.

The pair travelled up from Newcastle on a bike pushed by Sander with a fast cease at Glenkinchie distillery earlier than they headed to Edinburgh for the proposal.

Shelly posted on social media final week to share the heartwarming footage, writing: “Lastly, I can share this. I received engaged in Edinburgh on my birthday.

The couple on a motorbike.
Pictured: The love-birds on a Sander’s motorcycle. (C) Shelly Koers/Fb.

“This was actually my dream place.”

The put up acquired over 300 likes and dozens of feedback as social media customers have been fast to supply their congratulations to the pair.

Robin Little wrote: “Congratulations and that’s my favourite place in all of the world – on high of Calton Hill. Good.”

Yvonne Wilson stated: “Aw, that’s good. Finest needs from Edinburgh.”

Marcela Helena Jahjah commented: “Wow. That is my dream too. I simply want to seek out my fiancée. Congratulations.”

Renée Solisa-Ruijters added: “I heard about Sander. What a romantic proposal. Congratulations, take pleasure in all of the preparations.”

Talking at this time, Shelley stated: “We have been college students in 2018 and we get to journey at no cost on weekdays. So, I’d go to the south of the Netherlands after faculty and work.

“[I would] be there and went on Monday morning, so I may go to work or my examination mission on the finish of the day.

“We have been in our final yr and I used to be learning images. I may plan my very own exams however generally the prepare had difficulties and one time I used to be stranded two and a half hours away from him.

Shelly and Sander.
Shelly and Sander at the moment are planning to honeymoon in Scotland. (C) Shelly Koers/Fb.

“It was very late and I may go dwelling however I’d have in all probability missed the final prepare at 00:30. He drove two and a half hours to select me up.

“We now have been to Edinburgh earlier than. It stole our hearts. Not solely Edinburgh however every little thing about Scotland is so magical.

“We went for the primary time simply earlier than COVID 19 took over. It was so unhappy that we couldn’t journey once more to the town for a very long time.

“So, we went trying [to visit] this yr to go to Edinburgh once more.

“Sadly, the accommodations (and even B&B’s) have gotten so costly.

“So, we glided by boat to Newcastle and went for a day journey to Edinburgh by motorcycle – fast cease at Glenkinchie distillery and off to the town.

“We have been there just for a few hours however actually needed to spend the day in Edinburgh as a result of it was my birthday.

“Little did I do know what my boyfriend (now fiancé) had deliberate.

“First, he needed to ask me on the fort however they have been busy eradicating every little thing from the Army Tattoo.

“So, he modified plans and requested me at Calton Hill.

“It was the place I had in thoughts for when the time would come. I’m nonetheless flabbergasted.”

Shelly and Sanders at the moment are planning to honeymoon in Scotland and are excited to plan their marriage ceremony.


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