Monday, June 17, 2024

30 Weddings in 30 Countries


Imagine taking a two-year trip around the world – what a great opportunity! Now imagine that in the two year span, you get married 30 different times, in 30 different countries. That’s precisely what Alex Pelling and Lisa Marie Gant are doing.

The following is the declaration made by Alex on his blog:

“OK so my name is Alex and I’m getting married to the girl of my dreams. A girl I’ve been dreaming of marrying for the last 10 years of my life; Lisa.

In fact I’m so excited about marrying her, I wish it could happen again and again. Imagine being able to re-live the best day of your life as many times as you wanted (without getting arrested for polygamy).

So that’s exactly what we’re going to do. For two years we’re going to travel the globe exchanging vows in the most unusual and unique wedding locations we can find.”

Luckily for Lisa and Alex, Belize offers any manner of locales to get hitched, for the first, fifth, or even thirtieth time. The nuptial junkies chose the southern district of Punta Gorda and with help from the Toledo Ecotourism Association they exchanged  vows in a a traditional Maya wedding. For their photographs, they chose Conch Creative.

“As you know, we can rarely do things at short notice, but in this case, it sounded too fun and something that was perfect for us, so we said yes,” stated Colette Kase of Conch Creative. “On the 20th of January, they collected Maya [Papovic] in their 24-year-old camper van called Peggy and took a road trip from Belize City to Punta Gorda, where the ceremony was held at a waterfall near San Antonio.”

Lisa and Alex have married in Hawaii, Mexico, Banff and Nanaimo (Canada), an English village, in several US states and now, Belize. You can follow their adventures on their blog: Congratulations, many times over, to Lisa and Alex, and of course, Conch Creative, for participating in such a unique event.

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