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Greg and Joanitha being anointed, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 Greg and Joanitha being anointed
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
In Bahaya tradition, the wedded couple join feet and are anointed with oil.
"Joanitha, Maria and Judy", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 Joanitha, Maria and Judy
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
Greg and Joanitha receiving a baby as a wedding gift, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 Greg and Joanitha receiving a baby as a wedding gift
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
We were treated at the reception with dozens of gifts, but none as surprising as a child.
Greg giving a speech at the wedding reception, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 Greg giving a speech at the wedding reception
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
Tim, Greg, Joanitha, ?
Greg and Joanitha seated at wedding reception, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 Greg and Joanitha seated at wedding reception
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
The wedding reception was held at the historic Lake Hotel in Bukoba.
Greg and Joanitha in a jeep, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 Greg and Joanitha in a jeep
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
After our wedding, we paraded around town in this limousine, sounding triple beeps, cheered on and even followed by many curious townspeople.
"Greg and Joanitha, just married", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 Greg and Joanitha, just married
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
We left the church looking a little stunned at the fanfare of people, vehicles, music and dancing surrounding us.
"Tim, Greg, Joanitha and Donald", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 Tim, Greg, Joanitha and Donald
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
Donald passed away suddenly, just a few months after we left East Africa. He was in charge of rebuilding many of the important highways connecting Bukoba to other towns, including Mutukula, the border with Uganda. He was a jovial, witty and intelligent Brit whose wife was originally from Lesotho.
Greg and Joanitha's wedding, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 Greg and Joanitha's wedding
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
The wedding took place at Bukoba Roman Catholic Cathedral Parish in central Bukoba on September 13.
Greg and Joanitha's wedding, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 Greg and Joanitha's wedding
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
Greg Vogl, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 Greg Vogl
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
Greg at the Lake Hotel, dressed up for his wedding.
Greg Vogl, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 Greg Vogl
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
"traditional dancer, sendoff party", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 traditional dancer, sendoff party
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
This dancing troupe from Mwanza featured a man acting as a crazed monkey.
"traditional music group, sendoff party", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 traditional music group, sendoff party
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
This group played music for our wedding send-off ceremony.
"the bride, sendoff party, Ntungamo", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 the bride, sendoff party, Ntungamo
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
Maria, Joanitha, Merensiana
"fire dancers, sendoff party, Ntungamo", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 fire dancers, sendoff party, Ntungamo
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
These dancers were skilled with balancing flaming pots on their heads.
Greg and Jovita, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 Greg and Jovita
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
Mr. Jovita, a friend of Joanitha's father, served as my father for the sendoff and gave me away at the wedding.
"sendoff delegation, Ntungamo Seminary", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 sendoff delegation, Ntungamo Seminary
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
Sawiya Abubakar, Fidelis Nyegila, Mr. Jovita, Samuel Mutasa, Johanitha Mwijage, 3 others
Joanitha's mother at mama kikapu party, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 Joanitha's mother at mama kikapu party
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
At this ceremony the family received gifts in honour of Joanitha's wedding.
"Joanitha, Merensiana and Petronida", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 Joanitha, Merensiana and Petronida
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
Paula's wedding, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1990 Paula's wedding
Indianapolis, Indiana, 1990
Greg and Jim at Mary's wedding, South Bend, Indiana, 1989 Greg and Jim at Mary's wedding
South Bend, Indiana, 1989
Michael and Anna Vogl at their wedding, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1922 Michael and Anna Vogl at their wedding
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1922
Michael and Anna Vogl at their wedding, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1922 Michael and Anna Vogl at their wedding
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1922
Michael and Anna Vogl at their wedding, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1922 Michael and Anna Vogl at their wedding
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1922