We had the chance to go to a wedding...not your typical Zambian affair. Not your typical wedding, period! This was for a couple so crazy in love it's hard not to get swept up in their romance. They invited about 75 guests. Out on Lake Kariba for the weekend. On a houseboat (two houseboats, actually) with the sundowner ceremony to be held on a private island. Posh. And totally chill at the same time. That's a tough mix to pull off. But they did. Guests were asked to dress in the wedding colours -- ivory and orange.
Back in the suite (above) and on the A-deck (below).
The trip home 'made' the weekend for the boys. In the middle of the night the wind picked up. We spent the night tied to the shore. Is there no anchor? I don't think so actually.... Anyway, we were rocking and rolling and crashing into the shore all night. Things did not let up in the morning but we had to get back so we motored thru.
The boat, which I think is a double-hull catamaran (?) had no choice but to turn and take some swells/waves fully broadside. this may have something to do with the fact that the captain is actually a welder who worked on the ship when it was constructed and worked his way up. But, he did a fine job so I'm just not going to comment any more. Read between the lines.
It got a wee-bit exciting inside. The TVs in the rooms were bolted down but..not strapped down so they went crashing, wine bottles, glasswear, etc. Like I said, the recent makeover that this boat had is lovely, but it really was if they forgot to factor in that it is a boat. On the water. With wind. With Waves. And all that means for a boat and not a ballroom.
In case you ever wondered what happens when a houseboat which appears to have been remodeled like a hotel which is in fact NOT a boat takes a series of swells broadside. It was in reality quite dangerous. But the all kids had one helluva good time. No harm, no foul?