The wedding started early, by 6.30am guests started to arrive already and the stage was all set up and ready to accommodate them. Around 800 guests were expected between 6.30am and 11am.
It was a busy coming and going of local and island people, all dressed up in their Sunday's or wedding best.
One of the guests was the former Puu Yai Baan or Village head, Khun Whitaya, who later on participated in the actual wedding.
Before the official ceremony could start, the almost wed locked pair had to feed each other in the bride's sleeping room under the eyes and prompts of some elderly know it all women.