Two geologists bury their vows in an Iceland glacier #Wedding Porn#destination wedding#eloping#iceland#unity ceremony October 15 | Chris Wolfgang mswolfgang Photos by: Photos by Miss Ann Photos by Photos by Miss Ann When two Canadian geologists elope to Iceland, you may rest assured that the photographs will be mind-blowing. BUT. Photographer Ann Peters had so much cool info to share on the details, that Imma sprinkle a few more words than usual in between the pics. Tara and Landon began their wedding day at a geothermal hotel in the hot springs town of Hveragerði in southern Iceland. Getting to their ceremony site on the Mýrdalsjökull Glacier involved a base camp, a Super JEEP, an hours-long drive, and a 40-minute climb. Side note: apparently the glacier is near a volcano that's overdue for eruption. Marriage is an adventure, y'all. Despite the altitude and the ice, the warmth (60 degrees F) was enough for Tara to feel comfortable in her strapless, tea-length dress. Tara and Landon exchanged vow books, which they read silently, and then adapted their unity ceremony from an Australian stone ceremony. The couple buried gemstone hearts (Tara's was rose quartz, Landon's was jade) in the glacier, symbolizing the bond of their marriage lasting through the ebb and flow of time. After a bit of glacier-chilled champagne (I mean, WHY NOT?), Tara and Landon headed for Reynisfjara Cave & Black Sand Beach. A quick hotdog for lunch, and then it was on to Dyrhólaey Cliffs and Lighthouse. Iceland makes for some breathtakingly eerie scenery, and the couple came across the fuselage of a US Navy plane from 1973. A few photos at Skogafoss Waterfall, and then Tara and Landon capped off their 14-hour wedding adventure with a private five-course meal at Hotel Rangá. People — they got to keep the tablecloth. It was a wool blanket made in their wedding colors. And as a special nod to the couple's profession, the napkin rings were made from lava rocks and the place card holders were basalt rocks. IS THAT NOT ENOUGH INFO FOR YOU? Fine, fine, it's cool. Check out their wedding video if you can't get enough. Vendors Bird cage veil: Gilded Shadows • Champagne glasses: Bronze On Saffron • Grooms Suit: Hugo Boss • Hair: Beth Golden • Hotel: Frost & Fire Guesthouse • Photographer: Photos by Miss Ann • Reception: Hotel Ranga • Transportation: Arcanum • Videography: Beth Golden & Dan Golden • Vow books: BHLDN • Wedding planner: Iceland Wedding Planner Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Chris Wolfgang Chris is a writer and editor in Omaha, Neb. She'll talk your ear off about independent webcomics, animated film, and Ultimate Frisbee. @chriswolfgang @mswolfgang PREVIOUS Wendy & Colin's bookish school house wedding NEXT How "all about the bride" is not about the bride at all Show/Hide comments [ 14 ] Oh my god! This is SO AMAZING. I'm getting my PhD in an earth science, too (oceanography!) and I get weak in the knees for references to academic fields in weddings. But it's especially awesome that even though some of the details may take five years of graduate school to understand, the overall aesthetic is SO BREATHTAKINGLY SPLENDID that even the non-academics get swept off their feet. It's stuff like this that keeps young scientists going 🙂 Amazing wedding, and super badass couple. 16 agree Reply QUOTE OF THE DAY: "It's stuff like this that keeps young scientists going" 12 agree Reply Thanks for the awesome rockin' feature Offbeat Bride Team! This couple was so much fun! We look forward to sharing more Iceland weddings with you =) With a smile, Ann 5 agree Reply TOO COOL ! I love everything about this wedding! 2 agree Reply Amazing! 2 agree Reply This is AMAZING. 2 agree Reply How appropriate that you guys share this absolutely fantastic wedding during Earth Science Week! 4 agree Reply This. This is the coolest wedding ever. 3 agree Reply *Pries jaw off of floor* Breathtaking. 1 agrees Reply OMG! I can't wait to visit Iceland! Super fitting place for these two 🙂 1 agrees Reply THIS IS THE GREATEST THING I HAVE EVER SEEN. I just did not think it could possibly get better, but then FUTURE ISLANDS wedding video?!! *slow clap* 1 agrees Reply Those photos are beyond stunning! All the different scenery is gorgeous, and love how they made the day their own! 1 agrees Reply This was so awesome! It makes me really want to go back to Iceland – just an eerie, breathtaking country! Reply This wedding is amazing…I love everything about it! 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