Till that moment I had thought that the Punjabi wedding were the most elaborate weddings in India with countless rites and rituals. But the South Indian Weddings take the cake. Not only do South Indian Weddings have innumerable rituals, the couple, especially the bride has to wear a different wedding attire for each of the main ceremonies.
What do you do with at a place that has only one season? Cherrapunji the land of perpetual monsoons has the same scenery of mist , clouds, fog and the rain-washed hills no matter what time of the year you arrive here. It has already begun to rain in Shillong when I take the undulating road to Cherrapunji approx. 60 kilometers away. Thankfully by the time I reach Cherrapunji the rain has spent itself and is reduced to occasional busts of drizzle.
A destination wedding in Goa can be a cliche. But its a cliche worth pursuing if you have the money. Everything is perfect. The beach. The ambiance. The carefree holiday mood. To get married here means to kick-start your matrimonial life on a real good note. No wonder so many couples dream of having a beach wedding in Goa.
Whenever you enter a Tiger Reserve you are told – enjoy the rest of the forest and the other mammals and birds too. But that’s impossible. Everyone has eyes out only for the tiger.
Some weddings are more exotic than the others but can anything beat a Muslim Wedding in Africa? Yes this was just what I was flying to Africa for in the winter of 2009. I was hired for a good one week too, the wedding promising to be an experience of a lifetime. But Africa has something that exceeds your expectations. And this marriage in Dar es Salaam, which was a strange confluence of Indian Muslim culture and Arabic religious attitudes, certainly did.