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Intimate villa wedding by the sea

Much of today’s wedding was in Chinese. I don't speak a word but it didn’t matter; one of the couple’s friends translated everything I was saying, line by line. The couple said their vows in Mandarin, and then exchanged rings. The atmosphere was very intimate, even though we were all right by the beach with… Continue reading Intimate villa wedding by the sea

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Small Family Wedding

Up on Samui’s north-east coast, there’s a beautiful bay that is the venue for quite a few weddings. Today’s couple exchanged vows and rings here, before going off to have their reception. There were just a half dozen family members present, but they all enjoyed themselves. This was one of an increasing number of weddings… Continue reading Small Family Wedding