& Randolf: A Punta Fuego Wedding
people would tell you that Baguio City was designed
with falling in love in mind. The cool air, the smell
of the Pine trees, the beautiful parks, the gorgeous
flowers…who could resist love when you're surrounded
by all these?
But that wasn't the case with Marjorie and Randolf.
Theirs was not your typical boy-meets-girl-they-instantly-fall-in-love
story. You see, though he was clearly taken with her,
she wasn't particularly attracted to him. He, in her
words, "came on too strongly" for her taste
and she easily dismissed his advances. But what she
didn't know was that he was a firm believer in the powers
of persistence and persuasion.
pursued her with as much charm, passion and ardor as
he could muster.
Fast-forward nine years: Marj and Randolf are now interviewing
caterers,ordering wedding invitations from Write Impressions,
and are now fast on their way to becoming Mr. &
Mrs. Randolf Nazal.
Yes, Marj did eventually utter the sweet word "yes";
and 11 years later, on the same month that they first
met, the two finally exchanged vows.
they were planning their wedding, Marj and Rand both
decided that their wedding should be both a reflection
and a celebration of their relationship. It should be
intimate, fun, romantic and magical. With these in mind,
the two set off to find the venue that would make their
wedding all they wanted it to be.
Having just held her wedding last December
22, 2005, the memories of what she had to
go through to ensure that her wedding went
as planned is still fresh in Marj's mind.
Here's a list of tips she's offered to help
couples that want their very own out-of-town
Because you're holding an out-of-town wedding,
consider the transportation of your guests.
• There should be constant communication
with your suppliers. This makes planning
• Instruct everybody involved what
they should be doing before, during and
after the wedding.
• It helps if you have a coordinator
for the wedding day. Try to tell the coordinator
your fears (possible mishaps) as this would
ensure that more effort will be put into
trying to avoid them.
• Plan everything. Holding an out-of-town
wedding is not more difficult than having
a city-wedding. You just have to plan, plan,