Two weddings in two countries, what more could a girl want?
IMAGINE if you could have two different weddings in two different countries, with the love of your life.
Well that's the reality for husband and wife Jason and Kusma Russell who despite having already had an Australian wedding, will leave for Indonesia in a few months for their second, thanks to Kusma's cultural background.
The pair tied the knot on February 3 at the Yacht Club, where Jason first proposed, with a small low-key wedding with family.
But the second time around the wedding will be in Kusma's hometown Lombok, and it's going to be huge. "My culture is all about big celebrations, with lots of people; family and friends," she said.
"It's been very interesting. I learned how to have an Australian wedding and now he's going to learn an Indonesian one."
Among many of the traditions in that country, the bride and groom of an Indonesian wedding will walk down the street and they will be followed by hundreds of guests celebrating and cheering.
"It's going to be a lot of fun, and this time my mother will be able to watch me walk down the aisle," she said.
Having a second wedding in Indonesia will also work nicely as a honeymoon destination.
The couple moved to Gladstone for his work on Curtis Island, but now he does FIFO into Perth.
As for a family? "In the very near future, I'm hoping," Kusma says.