Cave weddings

Stephen's Gap
(Photo courtesy of Nathan Williams)

Lately, I've been hearing about more cave and cavern weddings. The above photo from Brinabat's amazing wedding is just one example…




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  1. holy crap thats awesome. Especially the first one.

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  2. WHAT! This is yet another "why didn't I think of that?" moment. You can get married in caves!

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  3. I SERIOUSLY thought about that when visiting Luray caverns (in VA) a couple of years ago, but sadly all the Valium in the world wouldn't get my claustrophobic father into a cave.

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  4. Wow, Im torn between my love of nature and my fear of cannibal mutant rat people….

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  5. what a great idea!!! you always open our eyes to such great ideas! thanks Ariel!

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  6. Holy crap, indeed.
    No one told me about caves! Someone needs to make a public service announcement. Or rather, I wish THIS public service announcement had come sooner.

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  7. YES! I love the whole goddess/yonic imagery of marriage in a dark, wet cavern… not to mention the matching dork-lamps in the last photo.

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  8. We really wanted to do this until we realised one little detail… 90% of our families are quite claustrophobic!!! I recommend http://www.jenolancaves.org.au/ for any Aussie Brides wanting to do this- there is a cave called the Cathedral Chamber with brilliant acoutstics for weddings!

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  9. Ariel,
    I gotta say I am really hoping you do a profile on Brinbat. Her dress is amazing, the photos are gorgeous and the cave setting is fantastic. And I love her hiking boots – even more than I love Fluevogs.

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  10. that first photo is soooooooooo striking! i am not really a nature person, but that makes ME start to consider getting married in the caves…

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  11. Wooohoooo!! So fun to see my fun cave wedding up on your site!

    One thing though – the Nathan Williams link is the wrong person. (Eeeeek!) His site is Realms of Reality – you can also look him up on Flckr too – where he has current caving photos.

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  12. I'm definitely diggin' the cave wedding thing. It sounds like such a neat idea!
    @~>~~

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  13. I JUST recently drove by Luray Caverns in western VA, and for a split second I wondered what a wedding in the caverns would be like. Now I see the vision!

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  14. ok, i wish i
    A. lived near caves
    B. had the guts to go in one

    those are AWESOME!

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  15. The couple in the second picture is just darling. I love her dress… and Fairyland Caverns — how fabulous!!!

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  16. I'm planning a cave wedding myself! I didn't know it was becoming a popular thing, that's great. My fiance and I love caves and we live in Missouri, which is full of them.

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  17. i had a cave wedding in the show caves in wales we dressed as the flintstones was great day very memorable and funny

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  18. My fiance and I decided to go the cave wedding route about two months ago. We're going to be married in Howe Caverns. :) I didn't realize it was so popular.

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  19. As of yesterday (yay!) we're planning to have our wedding in the show caves in Wales. I'm so excited. It's lovely to see others choosing to marry underground :)

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