Darshan and her mom made felt crowns for all the guests to wear, which acted as team colors as well. They were all taught a special song with three combined harmonies which greeted the pair (and flower dog) as they walked up the aisle. When the ceremony was over, the guests broke up into teams according to felt crown color for dinner. There was live music, dance performances, and a “first dip” Cortes Island-style just as the sun was setting over this nudist wedding.
We especially loved their love story that was spoken to everyone at the ceremony…
“Alex, Darshan… you met at the local nude swimming hole here, maybe 13 years ago. Alex, something happened just before you met that set the little neck hairs on end. Your intuition told you to pay attention… That you were going to meet someone very important. Very soon. When you got over the crest of the hill on the lake trail, there was only one person sitting on the rock that day. Overcome with a profound sense of destiny, you had the courage to head right over, take your clothes off, and introduce yourself. You had a memorable conversation. In fact, it was remarkable. A deep meaningful connection.
When you saw her a couple of days later with a boyfriend, you were rather dismayed, disappointed, and your faith in destiny was a little shaken. But, perhaps it was just a timing issue. Because funnily enough, over the years, you kept running into Darshan at that same spot each successive summer. More deep, meaningful connections ensued. And though you had abandoned all hope of this union, you thought many times that you’d like to meet a woman just like her.
Darshan, you felt a powerful connection to Alex right from the start. But you didn’t feel the sense you were ready. So, you waited. Also, there was that boyfriend… and then another one. And, meanwhile, over the years there was a tremendous amount of personal work to be done. When you deliberately reconnected with Alex, you knew. Like a strike by lightning kind of knowing. That Alex was the one. And that you were ready. You knew that you knew that you knew.”
That last line! I just love it. And we all just love this wedding. Let's take a skinny dip into their love…
Photography: FunkyTown Photography