Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Words by Lauren Ertl
Photos courtesy of
Elizabeth Wells Photography
Tevin and Amanda’s original plan for their nuptials was to say “I do” on an island with family to witness. However, when this dynamic duo discovered that island weddings were actually quite traditional, they looked to the sky instead.
“We decided to entertain the hot air balloon idea for the mere fact that it was not a popular route for elopements and without a doubt would be a super memorable experience,” Tevin says.
The couple then inquired with Rainbow Ryders in the popular hot air balloon destination of Albuquerque, New Mexico– somewhere the Connecticut couple vacationed before.
“We had traveled to New Mexico for the International Balloon Fiesta and fell in love with the area. Breaking Bad was also a favorite show of ours so…