Ho conosciuto Tommaso ( lo sposo) , circa 10 anni fa, al matrimonio del fratello, ed è’ stato splendido incontrarlo ancora dopo tanto tempo in compagnia della bellissima Samantha, la sua futura moglie. Tommaso è Italiano e Samantha è Americana, ed il loro matrimonio è stato celebrato presso la splendida Basilica di Santa Maria del Carmine, nell’incantevole centro storico di Firenze. Dopo la cerimonia ci siamo diretti verso la bellissima cornice della villa Medicea La Ferdinanda, situata all’interno della Tenuta di Artimino, nelle campagne Fiorentine. La giornata è stata splendida ed i ragazzi hanno potuto così coronare il loro sogno di sposarsi in Toscana, lasciando alle loro spalle il buio momento che abbiamo passato tutti per il Covid. E’ stato anche bellissimo rivedere ancora tanti Americani viaggiare nella nostra splendida terra, l’Italia. Sotto alcune parole di Tommaso e Samantha riguardo al loro giorno ( in lingua originale) :
“We met in 2016 while we were both studying in Rome and started dating (in English as Samantha’s Italian was still in development!) in March of 2017. Since we were moving to the US for Tommaso’s PhD program, we knew we wanted to get married in Tuscany where his family is from. We were grateful that Santa Maria del Carmine in Firenze had ample and beautiful space and welcomed us to have a safe wedding. While many American guests were unable to come, Samantha’s cousins showed up in full force and friends and family made long COVID-complicated trips for which we are so grateful. La Tenuta di Artimino hosted all of our out of town guests and all of our events — from a welcome party on Thursday night to the dinner and dancing on Friday evening — they had plenty of outdoor spaces to be able to celebrate our marriage with minimal stress and maximum love. Our wedding was infused with the hospitality and beauty of Tuscany, Tommaso’s home and Samantha’s adopted home. We are so grateful to have been able to celebrate in COVID and even more grateful for vendors like Andrea who guided us through the process and was a true friend during our wedding (our guests even commented on how wonderful and fun Andrea was to talk with!!). Being able to celebrate with our families and loved ones has been a truly unexpected and heart-filling gift!”
Ringrazio di cuore Nataly Montanari (@natalymontanari_ph) per il suo prezioso aiuto.