September 27, 2012

Wedding Bells in Maastricht!

Yay yay yay! My twin sis got married last year and now Christian’s twin brother is getting married tomorrow!! I first met these two lovebirds a few weeks after I met Christian in Finland in 2007 when they came to visit him. We went cross-country skiing (it was -25 outside, people!), lounged in a Finnish sauna and walked on snowy frozen lakes. We’ve done a lot of cool stuff with these two: celebrated Carnival in Maastricht, spent weekends in Amsterdam, roadtripped around the southwest of the US, showed them their first American-style Thanksgiving with my family in California, city-tripped to Istanbul, etc.

Christian and I are so damn excited that we’ve been dancing around the house to this song all week.  It will be a full day of family and wedding activities in Maastricht (in the south of the Netherlands) which will culminate in a big party at a farmhouse just across the border in Belgium. Francois and Danielle are travel nuts too and will honeymoon in New Zealand for a month after this upcoming wedding weekend (I'm so jealous, they know how to plan amazing holidays, too). I'm pretty excited that they will now be my family too!

In about an hour we’re off to Limburg to kick off the festivities!! 

{Night out with the soon-to-be-newlyweds in Finland after I first met them! And still my favorite picture of them}

{The four of us cross-country skiing in Finland}
{The four of us a few years later in Istanbul, Turkey}


Jenna said...

Sounds amazing! You guys are going to have such a blast... I mean really, a multi-country wedding... who does that!? Congrats to the happy couple!


Jay said...

Sounds like it's going to be a blast!

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Shawnee said...

oh my gosh, i just discovered your blog and i'm already soo envious of the traveling!! i'm from upper michigan and saunas are one of the best things ever invented..tell me you loved it!! xoxo

ps good thing you both aren't identical twins, am i right? that could be confusing :)