After college graduation, Ariana moved to Cape Town, South Africa, to volunteer for a human rights organization. One of the first people she met was Andrew. They became fast friends and spent months traveling Southern Africa and enjoying the beautiful beaches and mountains of Cape Town. Their close friendship soon developed into something more.
The Bride Ariana Karamallis, 24, graduate student
The Groom Andrew MacPherson, 22, student
The Date June 14
At a botanical garden in Cape Town, Andrew declared that he wanted to spend the rest of their lives together, and proposed with a custom-designed ring. After some deliberation over which side of the Atlantic to say their vows on, they were married in a garden ceremony in Ariana's home state of New Jersey.