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Val d'Isere 26 July 2016

26 July


Val d'Isère never ceases to amaze us. People do such gloriously crazy things. It must be the altitude. Yesterday, two families of holidaymakers were told by someone from the Town Hall that they had to write down the answers to seven questions, each a single letter. Rather bewildered, they wrote on the back of an envelope M.A.R.I.A.G.E. Correct, he shouted, and dragged them to the Mairie, where the son of one family was marrying the daughter of the other!!!

Val d'Isère 26 July 2016

Can you imagine that happening in Britain, where the mother of the bride agonises for six months about her hat and the seating plan? Judging by the bride's father's expression, the whole thing was a bit of a shock. We don't know whether he had ever met the groom. We presume his daughter had, though she had possibly never seen him looking so hungover...


Photos from Benoît at RadioVal.





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