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This Vow Renewal In The Fjords Of Norway Is Too Beautiful For Words

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    By Nina

    Wes and I dated for two months before I left for Nepal to volunteer. During my last week in Nepal, Wes surprised me by showing up. On the way back to the States, we had planned to stop in Norway (where my mother is from, and where I spent most of my childhood summers). And it was there, on top of a mountain, in the land of the midnight sun, that Wes asked me to marry him. Three months later, after a whirlwind of planning (and doing nothing the way we truly wanted to), we got married.

    We wanted to go back to Norway to renew our vows in our 10th year of marriage. We knew most of our friends wouldn't be able to make it because of the cost, so we kept things simple. We didn't actually find the location until the day before, when we went to the tourist information center and saw a picture of the beautiful fjords!

    What we found the next day was a hill with the most beautiful view you could imagine. It was a perfect day, filled with loved ones and an intimate picnic with our children.


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