After finally getting out of the airport in Ahmedabad (and being down one bag) we got to the car and had a flat tire.
Friend of the family's house where we stayed for a few nights.
A view of a typical road in Ahmedabad while we were shopping for wedding clothes.
Getting henna applied at the Mehndi Party.
Showing off the fresh henna.
The bride is getting her henna applied and after a few hours of sitting, she needed some back support. Two friends to the rescue!
There were at times four or five people working on the bride's henna.
The groom and some friends sit and listen to some music at the Mehndi Party.
Food at the Mehndi Party!
After a few hours of sitting still the bride was hungry, so the groom made sure to everyone saw him feeding his bride.
Mother- and Daughter- in-law!
Close up of the henna being applied.
The center tent where the henna was applied, and, to the right, the stage where the evening performances was held.
The bride and groom listen to a singer perform.
Bride and groom refuse to dance.
Children walking in front of the house where we stayed in Vidhyanagar for the groom's ceremony.
The band outside of the temple preparing for the day's vidhi ceremonies.
Fresh flowers in hair.
Blessings from the Sadhus at the Vidhi ceremony.
Some food at the beginning of the Vidhi ceremony.
Aunt & uncle of the groom exit the temple during one of the ceremonies at the Vidhi.
Women apply tumeric to the groom's face during the Vidhi.
Tumeric covering the groom.
Covered in tumeric.
The green hue was from the plastic roof overhead with sunlight filtering through. The little boy was pretty shy, but really wanted me to take his photo.
Us in our Indian clothes posing with the parents of the groom.
Dancing at the Vidhi.
The marching band, complete with generator powered rolling speaker cart!
A singer with the band.
Carrying water vessels during the Vidhi.
Keeping the groom awake at the Vidhi.
The groom's horse awaits.
Starting the parade on his horse.