This news story originally appeared at World Travel on 10 December 2021

How a photo from the other side of the world sparked a continent-spanning pandemic love story

When Kathy Antoine posted a Facebook photograph of the view from her window in Tahiti in May 2020, the image caught the attention of Reggie Laroche, who lived 5,000 miles away in Florida. Here's how the two strangers connected and what happened next.