Wedding not bike related

Discussion in 'General Discussion / News / Information' started by ray23, Oct 16, 2009.

  1. ray23

    ray23 Ol'Timer

    I do certainly hope to see a lot of bikers here. Besides no one I would rather share this with then you guys, so a little forgiveness please.

    The big day is tomorrow and we have our village wedding so I'm marrying her twice once for the government and once for her. :lol: What can I say hard to keep a good ride partner. :wink:

    Lots of planning went into this already about two months worth. But, things are coming together today and the insanity is now in high gear.

    Yep got to cool peoples thirst


    Table and chairs arrived yep I can see ten farrangs sitting around these tiny tables sent back for ten more hopefully that will be enough

    A local school let us use their tables to sit the food on


    The local Wat let us use some of their things. We will have three stoves going one for the Thai food. A grill for the burgers supplied by Harry's bar. Just heat the meat a bit and melt cheese on them if people want it. Another to keep the baked Beans hot.

    Yep a bit of a rest break definetly time for that


    already bee told to get a haircut by two Thai's guess I better get one
    Party starts at 1800 and the feed bag at 1830 :roll:
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  3. Franz

    Franz Ol'Timer

    Ray, all the best for your wedding party and good luck with your marriage !!!! Hope a lot of fellow riders turn up; sorry I can't join. Just worry about the PVC chairs, ever had Marco or me sit in one ?? Takes just one shift of bodyweight and then they are gone :oops: 5555. Good Luck on your big day 2morrow !!!! Cheers, Franzz
  4. DavidFL

    DavidFL Administrator Staff Member

    Congratulations & have a good one.
    If I remember rightly October is "wedding month" for lots of Northern Thais & Lao. So you're right in there with the local traditions - good man.
  5. ray23

    ray23 Ol'Timer

    Wives from a Villahe 60 Klms from Chaing Rai devious little creatures aren't they :lol:
  6. Marco

    Marco Ol'Timer

    Conrats Ray and hope you have happy times ahead of you and remember the wedding night then,,,,,,,

    Sorry tht i cant make it there even i was planned but my bike is still not yet in 1 piece...
    Yes Franz is correct of those plastic chairs,, i have flying or falling from those quite few times...

    Have fun and enjoy, it's your time to Shine now man....
  7. ray23

    ray23 Ol'Timer

    Yep I have went through a few as well.
  8. bikerbob

    bikerbob Ol'Timer

    Bloody hell Ray i am missing out with all the beer you have. Have a good day tomorrow.
  9. daewoo

    daewoo Ol'Timer

    Congrats on the big day Ray... hope you have a blast...

  10. ray23

    ray23 Ol'Timer

    Thanks guys heck I might even drink a few of those beers myself, never know :lol:

    PICO-PICO Ol'Timer

    Ray, all the happiness to both of you !!!

    With just a bit forewarning I would have shown up to take the bride on a village ride in my sidecar. I will miss a great party and you some wedding photos.

    Happy Wedding !!
  12. Milo

    Milo Member

    Congratulations Ray! Sorry I couldn't make it, will catch up with you when we return from tour.
  13. Dougal

    Dougal Ol'Timer

    Have a great day Ray. Best wishes to you both.

    Hope to see you in Chiang Mai in December.
  14. chiangmairich

    chiangmairich Ol'Timer

    All the best Ray for the big event,sorry I could not make it over,a medical issue cropped up.
    Would have liked to help you with the large stock of beer ! :lol:
  15. ray23

    ray23 Ol'Timer

    You know guys that was a very humbling experience. First to have so many people that we had contact with come and share this very special day wuth us, Was amazing.

    This was all new to me I wondered why we had heart with a slot in the top. well when they opened that bugger up, there 12K baht inside it. Some of them were just 50 baht. But, that was 50 baht that from people who would have been served much better using for thier own famalies. So my Thailand seems to be much different then some I see here.

    I have so many photos to go through I won;t even begin to try to post them yet, I apoalgize to everyone I never really got to spend as much time with anoyone as I wished I could.

    Thank You All

    Ray & Poi
  16. TonyBKK

    TonyBKK Ol'Timer

    Dear Ray,

    So happy to hear your wedding was a success! (How could it not be with all those refreshments!) ;)

    Sorry I couldn't make it, but had the little one for the weekend and would have been tough traveling with him that far.

    Certainly look forward to toasting your marriage the next time we meet!

    Congratulations again!

  17. bikerbob

    bikerbob Ol'Timer

    We are happy to hear that all went well and you had good day.

    PS. Did you manage to drink all that beer? :D

  18. ray23

    ray23 Ol'Timer

    Didn't haev enougjh riders ther to kill it off. made pretty good dent though :lol:

    Well she is such a good ride partner married her twice


    Well I knew what you guys really wanted to see so here it is. We were supposed to have Western music and we did at first. But, they had routine they followed. Now I ask you would you have stopped them not me.


  19. ray23

    ray23 Ol'Timer

    The first p[art of the day was actually a house Tamboon. Poi got up at 0330 to get her makeup done. So that was the start of a very long day.


    I knew eventually this woman would have me crawling around on my hands and knees.

    I really enjoyed this monk 87 years old. This was the first time he had left the Wat in 20 years for an event I'm told. That wasn't for us but because of our housekeepers mother. Now I don't have a clue what is going on. He is getting that impression fast. So everyone is serious as can be he and I are laughing. I really enjoyed it.

  20. bikerbob

    bikerbob Ol'Timer

    I knew eventually this woman would have me crawling around on my hands and knees. :D :D :D :D :D
  21. ray23

    ray23 Ol'Timer

    One way or another they always win :cry:
  22. Mal

    Mal Member

    Congratulations Ray,

    Looks like I missed another good party, I wish you both well for the future and never ending happiness. Hope to see you when I get back in November on a ride out. Take care Ray and all the Best


    Eagle Rider
  23. ray23

    ray23 Ol'Timer

    Just keeping your attention


    That isn't sweat guys when the Monk hit me with the water it was more like Songkran


    Even my farrang friends enjoyed tieing the knots on me. This lady only gets prettier with time.

    Wed13. :
  24. ray23

    ray23 Ol'Timer

    Don't worry guys I won't let you down with the cuties


    Lots of great friends shared the wedding with us.
  25. ray23

    ray23 Ol'Timer

    even more shared a great evening with us.

  26. ray23

    ray23 Ol'Timer

    OK guys there are tons of these photos, this is enough for everyone to get of how things went I will leave you with the other pretty girls that night.

    Thanks for all the great wishes.


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