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Old 07-30-2006, 12:16 PM
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What an utterly romantic gesture! I am swooning at the idea of being rowed anywhere(!) with your new husband after the service! :p Makes the idea of a lakeside wedding even more attractive!
The idea of rowing the bride, albeit very romantic, is not a new one, it comes from the days when there were no cars and the roads were terrible and Norway was an even less acessable country than it is now, especially on the west coast. Then the only way was to transport the bride and the guests was by boat. The theme feautures in on of Norways most famous paintings its called "Brudeferden i Hardanger" - "Wedding journey in Hardanger" it was painted in 1848 by Adolf Tiedman and Hans Gude, its is counted as the main work from the national romatic area in Norways art history. The bride and groom is in the back of the boat in the national costumes, the bride with with the wedding crown.

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Lucky for this groom it was not very far, and the weather was nice, the romantic aspect disappears quite rappidly if it rains:p


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Old 07-30-2006, 01:21 PM
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Old 07-30-2006, 01:34 PM
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Thank you soooooooo much lucidu for the photos!!! :) :)
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Old 07-30-2006, 01:37 PM
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Ingrid Alexandra is so cute in the blue dress.
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Old 07-30-2006, 01:40 PM
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Ingrid Alexandra is so cute in the blue dress.
If it seems a wrist and its Sverre brother he is very sweet both are beautiful.
I do not get tired to see these photos
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Old 07-30-2006, 02:23 PM
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What a beautiful wedding!!

M-M looks especially radiant! She's wearing the same Valentino dress that Princess Marie Chantal wore last month I believe.
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Old 07-30-2006, 03:15 PM
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The bride was really beautiful:)
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Old 07-30-2006, 04:14 PM
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I agree with you all, bride was simply lovely and I loved whole wedding.
This is my most favorite picture from weding:
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Old 07-30-2006, 04:51 PM
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I agree with you all, bride was simply lovely and I loved whole wedding.
This is my most favorite picture from weding:
http://img125.imageshack.us/my.php?i...aakon3ang3.jpg
Yes, thats a great picture:)
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Old 07-30-2006, 07:44 PM
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Thank you Larzen and lucidu for sharing the pictures and anedoctes of this delightful wedding.

Everyone looks great, I honestly like to see Haakon (well I like to see him anyway) in his national costume.

And from what Larzen told Ingrid has already chosen a groom . She has indeed a strong personality framing it with that delicious smile :).

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Old 07-30-2006, 08:50 PM
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What a cute little story! I can just picture the entire scene. It really show's little IA's strength of character.

Love MM's outfit and doesn't she just look beautiful!
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Old 07-30-2006, 10:36 PM
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Ingrid is so sweet and adorable!

Congratulations !!!!!! thanks for the information.
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Old 07-31-2006, 12:43 AM
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No she has one sister, and two brothers, Espen is a pilot, Per works in the Military, a quite high posision I think because he is on TV sometimes answering military questions, he has also been aide de camp for King Harald, before his sister met Haakon though. Im not sure what her sister do really, the press never writes about her, she is married and has three girls and lives in Kristiansand I think. All her siblings are quite alot older than her.
Thanks for the pictures and the anecdote. Is Espen the brother that had to was sent to jail a few years ago or was that Per? Also did Mette-Marit's sister attend the wedding? thanks in advance.
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Old 07-31-2006, 01:04 AM
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Thanks for the pictures and the anecdote. Is Espen the brother that had to was sent to jail a few years ago or was that Per? Also did Mette-Marit's sister attend the wedding? thanks in advance.
I think it was Espen that had gotten in some sort of trouble for some kind of "domestic violence"w/ his g-friend...Hmm, I wonder if it was the same woman? And yes, was the sister there?
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Old 07-31-2006, 04:02 AM
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thank you for post the fab pictures, it looked like a really great wedding , loved mm dress.
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Old 07-31-2006, 05:14 AM
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Thanks for the pictures and the anecdote. Is Espen the brother that had to was sent to jail a few years ago or was that Per? Also did Mette-Marit's sister attend the wedding? thanks in advance.
Yes it was Espen, not with his wife though. Mette-Marits sister did attend, I have identified here here Both Per and Kristin keeps very low profiles, well Per is on TV sometimes but they never ask him about his sister, its always restricted to military questions. Somehow the press is more interested in Espen, maybe not so strange considering his history. the press also likes to write that he is the sibling she is closest to, dont know if that is true. When 911 happened when they were on their hooneymoon in New York (and she still was very afraid of flying), Espen flew over to accompany them on the trip home to support her, they were pictured arriving together at Gardermoen. (see pic 2)


Kristin Hiby Bjrny and her husband


Per Hiby and his wife Wenche

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The bear is back!!!!!!

The wedding seems beautiful a very happy day! It is wonderful that Mette-Marit is still close to her family even with her busy schedule. Only one thing could have made this better..... Marius completing the family!!!!!!
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Old 07-31-2006, 07:52 AM
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Thanks for the new photos, I am glad that they follow appeared newer !!!!
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Old 07-31-2006, 08:13 AM
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Pictures by Erlend Berge - se og hr
http://img125.imagevenue.com/loc477/th_06888_12_477lo.jpg http://img148.imagevenue.com/loc583/th_06894_23_583lo.jpg


Pictures from scanpix-Aftenposten
It does not look like Marius was there, maybe he is on vacation with his father?
1 Hidra church
In the backround of pic 2 and 3 you can see Ingrid and Sverres nanny, blue dress, dark hair white ballerinas.
http://img158.imagevenue.com/loc398/th_06229__073853_jpg_432099h_398lo.jpg http://img145.imagevenue.com/loc349/th_06338_spc29ac2_349lo.jpg http://img7.imagevenue.com/loc430/th_06350_spc2958b_430lo.jpg
1 Mette-Marit giving her brother a hug
4 the Bride and groom
5 the bride arriving with her father
7 Espen Hiby arrivng to church
8 Mette-Marits mother and her husband who was walking with a crutch, he has been in and out of hospital with heart trouble
9 Haakon, who forgot to shave
10 The woman in yellow behind Mette-Marit is her sister Kristin
I didn't know Mette-Marit 's mother had remarried. Is this recent because nobody ever talk of her husdband before ?
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Old 07-31-2006, 12:28 PM
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Sorry, this might seem like a stupid question but I am wondering why is the nanny at the wedding also? Is it normal for nannies to come to such an event or are they themselves personally invited? Hope this isn't offf topic!
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