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The Morning Rush
This is the big day. I had a very good sleep but wish I could’ve slept more…. My partner and I got up at 6 am to make up our first dance move. We didn’t want it to be romantic so we chose to dance to “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet” by Bachman-Turner Overdrive. You should check out the lyrics if the song is unfamiliar to you. It’s pretty funny! When we first heard it, we knew we had to do it. After dancing for for almost 3 hours, the hunger really gets to you. I was really excited to go breakfast. I heard Nora Buri’s breakfast buffet has all the good stuff 😛
And they did not disappoint….
They had almost everything! They had a large range of freshly baked bread, honey from the source – dripping off the wax (should’ve taken a photo of it!), lots of beautiful tropical fruits, the usual western and asian breakfast, egg station and the list goes on. It’s pretty impressive. You can eat indoors (air con) or outdoors. Tea and coffee can be orded when seated or help yourself to a selection of juices. I usually have the egg and congee, fruits, tea and orange juice. One of my friend staying there loves getting a toast of bread and slapping on a pile of Nutella haha.
After breakfast, we went back to our rooms and both freshened up. I packed a small bags of belongings and waited to be taken away from my love.
Midday, Michelle and her team took me away to another villa. The villa looked the same as my one and I got to reunite with my dress. Nora Buri took it to the dry cleaners the day before to get it steamed ironed. Michelle had to leave to help set up the venue and I was left alone to relax and prepare before the wedding with my bridesmaids. Only thing is my bridesmaid are running late and I’ve already done all I can before I left and was feeling quite lonely. So I did some photography myself with my old Canon 550D with a 50mm lens.
After running out of shots to do, I decided to call my friends staying at Nora Buri to join me swimming in the private pool. I’m so glad I had company.
At 2pm my hair and make up artist arrived and my friend kindly stayed behind to take some photos. I didn’t book a professional photographer for this session because I didn’t really think it mattered and preferred he stayed until reception instead.
I had no idea what to expect because I’ve heard horror stories about brides in Thailand having their hair and make-up done and it was no good. My artist is an extra fee organised by Nora Buri. He was great fun to be with even though he didn’t speak a word of English haha. It took only 45min. It’s pretty quick for such a good job! When he was gone……. I knew…. it was time to put the dress on……