Sunday, March 14, 2010

Something to Look at Sunday?! Ya, mon!

Wa gwan?!

As some of you may or may not have noticed, I've been absent from the blogs (though I was everso sneaky by scheduling a few posts--still catching up on those great comments from the post about writing on a schedule... good stuff!).

I have good reason for my absence!

This morning, I was here:

Hubs was a groomsman in a destination wedding! (Yes, he's a foot taller than me... when we took the group picture, the photographer said I couldn't stand next to him, and he moved me to the other side next to people I didn't know! haha)

So sweet...

Instead of rice, we threw flower petals!

The water of the Caribbean is unlike any other place. Pictures can't even capture the true color.

Last night's sunset.

Another photo of last night's sunset.

We had a great time in Negril. The weather was hot and humid (nothing I'm not used to, being from Houston), but the breeze made it just right. Our Jamaican hosts were wonderful, the wedding went off with only one repeated hitch... during the reception, the power to the resort was knocked out several times! The band was jammin'! (And also pulled too much electricity!)

It was a great experience... I have the sunburn on my nose and shoulders to prove it!

So what does "Wa gwan?" mean? Any guesses?

*All photographs are property of Kristin Rae and may not be used or duplicated without written permission.


  1. My guess is: Wa gwan = Where are you going?

    Am I right, am I right?

    What a gorgeous place! I'm glad you had such a fun reason to be away from your blog. :)

  2. No idea what it could mean but definitely glad to have you back!! The pictures look absolutely gorgeous & it is VERY hard to capture the ever so many colors of the ocean there!

  3. YAY! I love those pictures! And I'm still so jealous you where there and we were stuck here!!!

  4. Hmmm...I'm going to guess "What's up?"

    AND I love these photos...all of them! Gorgeous!

  5. "How's it going?" Something like that. Looks beautiful! My husband is a foot taller than me, too. :-)

  6. You were so close to the Bahamas and you didn't hop over to Nassau to visit me?? Haha! J/K! It sounds like you had a wonderful time! I'm so glad. Give me until tomorrow. Then I can ask my Jamaican friend what Wa Gwan means. :D

    I think you're right about the water, though I have gotten some good shots, it still never quite does it justice.

  7. I'm with Kimberly!!! I'm so jealous that you were there and we were here! Though the weather was nice here it's no sandy beaches and beautiful oceans!!! Glad you had a fantastic time!!! You looked so cute in your dress!! Who doesn't love throwing rose petals, thats so fun!

  8. Hey, I got married in Jamaica, too! We did a destination wedding in Runaway Bay last June. It was awesome and the wife and I often talk about how much we'd like to go back... especially for the rum cream, mon!


  9. How gorgeous! I wish I was there--I'm quite done with cold weather, thank you very much.

  10. What a fun trip! Just a little jealous. ;)

    I'm going to guess and say "Wa gwan?" means "What's going on?" :)

  11. Wa gwan? I have no idea what that means. I can't even concentrate 'cause the pics are so beautiful. You're killin' me here, Kristin, killin' me!


  12. That's so purty!! Lucky you!!

    Wa gwan means...Howdy. Right?!?

  13. Oh, so fun. Mean ol' photographer trying to balance out his photo!

  14. the two of you are a very lovely couple ;)

  15. Aww, this looks absolutely dreamy! And I love your dress!