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Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas Visit Mountain Proposal Spot 16 Years Later

Michael Douglas and Catherine-Zeta JonesMichael Douglas and Catherine-Zeta Jones vacation in the same spot where Douglas proposed 16 years ago. Credit: Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images

Taking a break from skiing the snowy slopes in Aspen, Colorado, actress Catherine Zeta-Jones shared a stunning selfie she and husband Michael Douglas, celebrating the very location Douglas proposed to her over a decade ago.

“16 years ago, this was the spot where my husband proposed,” Zeta-Jones captioned the image of the couple posted on Tuesday, March 15. Douglas appears to be holding a selfie stick to capture the he and his wife cuddling along with the beautiful Colorado mountain range behind them. The blue sky and snow-capped mountain landscape looks like it was taken straight from a postcard!

16 years ago, this was the spot where my husband proposed.

A photo posted by Catherine Zeta-Jones (@catherinezetajones) on

A day earlier, on Monday, March 14, Zeta-Jones had shared another selfie of the couple riding up to the top of the mountain on a ski lift. With her arm draped around her hubby’s shoulder the couple grin ear to ear. Zeta-Jones captioned the photo, “Gotta love skiing in the sun!”

Gotta love skiing in the sun! ⛷

A photo posted by Catherine Zeta-Jones (@catherinezetajones) on

Douglas proposed to Zeta-Jones in Aspen on New Year’s Eve in 1999 with an enormous 10-carat diamond engagement ring that was surrounded by 28 smaller diamonds. Not only that, it was an antique 1920s Fred Leighton engagement ring and estimated to be worth $1 million! The two were married less than a year later at the famous Plaza Hotel in New York City in front of approximately 350 friends, family, Hollywood stars and musicians.

Zeta-Jones and Douglas recently celebrated their 15th wedding anniversary last winter. On November 18, 2015 she shared a throwback photo writing, “Happy Anniversary dearest Michael! Loving our life together, here’s to the next 15!” They’ve got two children together, a 15-year-old son Dylan and 12-year-old daughter Carys.

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Kaitlin Jones
Kaitlin Jones
Kaitlin is an online news writer at The Knot covering viral wedding news. She has a Bachelor’s in English from Plymouth State University. Kaitlin has a passion for news writing and all things Disney.