You should take a minute and go to Ruth's blog at: ruthmac.blogspot.com or click here: Ruth's Blog
She has posted some pictures there and I will try to post different ones here.... Also you will enjoy reading what she has written...don't worry, she is not nearly as long winded as I am so it won't take forever to read like mine does!
These were all taken either right before, after or during the wedding. They are not in order, although I tried.
I am 54 years old and have never left the North American continent until my recent trip to India with my daughter, Ruth, and her fiance, Praveen, where they were married on December 25th in his home town, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India. Before and after the wedding we traveled around the country. Now, I'm home so I've updated this profile to reflect that. I will continue to post a few more journals with memories and photos of our trip.
If you would like to read Ruth's travel blog you can find it at www.ruthmac.blogspot.com
I left my home town, Fulton, Missouri, on December 8 to fly to S... full info
The "Tally"This was taken as the "tally" was put around Ruth's neck. The tally (spelled wrong no doubt) is a little gold charm that all married (Hindu)Indian women wear. This is a very important moment in the wedding and is actually what signifies that the marriage has taken place. (I think)
Three Laps Around the StagePraveen takes his new bride for three laps around the stage. This might be the Indian equilivant to: "Introducing, Mr. and Mrs. Praveen Krishnan". In this photo you can see some of the items that the procession of girls brought onto the stage with them (laying on the floor).
Family PhotoHere we are...Ruth and me looking at one camera, Praveen and his sister looking at another one, and his parents looking at HIM... There were so many cameras it was hard to know which one to look at!