Elopement weddings: Couples go away quietly to wed in exotic places

Ms Kara Lau and her husband, Chris Lee, got married in a private ceremony atop Roys Peak, a mountain near the town of Wanaka in New Zealand's South Island.
Ms Kara Lau and her husband, Chris Lee, got married in a private ceremony atop Roys Peak, a mountain near the town of Wanaka in New Zealand's South Island.PHOTO: LARSSON WEDDINGS

SINGAPORE - As a bridesmaid at four different weddings, Ms Kara Lau saw how the long day of festivities was so tiring that by evening, the brides could not wait for it to be over.

So when it was her turn to get married, Ms Lau and her husband, sales manager Chris Lee, decided to buck tradition.

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