Well, this is something which sounds extremely outstanding. You would love to know how a Japanese Guy named, Yashushi Takahashi aka ‘Yassan’ has gone extra miles just to propose his childhood love for marriage.
I am sure you guys must have heard about many romantic love stories but not something like this which is quite unique and mind-blowing. Let me take you through the whole story.
The ingenious idea of proposing his girlfriend for marriage using a GPS Writing on a Google Map came from the mind of a Japanese Guy Yassan who left his job, 10 years of research and has spent 6 months doing trekking through Japan as a way of proposing his love since childhood.
It all started a long time back in the year 2008 when Yassan was just 31 years of old and it is when he decided to quit his regular job and planned to propose his girlfriend is absolutely a unique way.
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To take his plan further, he started his trek through Japan by taking with him a GPS device and a map.
He told that his purpose was two-fold, firstly, he wanted to experience Japan very closer and secondly to draw a special message for his girlfriend ‘Natsuki’ using GPS tracking technology which is far beyond any skyrocketing technology so far.
Somehow, Yassan managed to cover 7,000 kilometres in 6 months, mostly by his foot and sometimes by car or a bicycle. Every place where he was going was planned beforehand to get the gigantic magic phrase just right.
He wanted to create a unique marriage proposal for his girlfriend to convince her to say yes. He even created a 7 minutes video that describes his epic and never forgettable journey through Japan.
For over 10 years, Tokyo resident Yasushi “Yassan” Takahashi has been creating GPS art with @googleearth and #StreetView—but it was his very first drawing that was his biggest, in more ways than one → https://t.co/O9dYPHyauy pic.twitter.com/dEXmwp9suc
— Google (@Google) April 10, 2019
The video is being divided into 7 chapters, each one highlights the various stages of this trek starting from Hokkaido Island where the GPS drawing began, to Hyodo Cliff in the Kyushu Island where the trek completed.
His footage also contains photographs of his experiences he had during his trek like eating fresh seafood, mount climbing (Mount Fuji) and visiting hot springs.
At the end of his trek journey, the GPS records of his travel also spell the phrase ‘Marry Me’ with a heart sign. Well.
That’s too romantic, right? Let me tell you that the journey and the video were made six years ago, but the inspiring story of Yassan’s proposal will always be remaining in everyone’s heart forever.
In fact, his unique marriage proposal was recently got featured in a new documentary ad campaign series called ‘The Walkumentary Series’ by hiking shoemaker Hi-Tech.
So, this was Yassan’s unique way of proposing his childhood love which officially became the world’s largest marriage proposal and it also holds the Guinness Record for the world’s biggest GPS drawing at 7,164 kilometres long!