A secret marriage to the Ice Hotel in Saint-Valentin

News 14 February, 2018
  • Photo screenshot courtesy of Ioan Films
    Sarah and Troy MacKenzie did not return to Quebec since their union two years ago, but they are possibly re-establish a stay next winter to enjoy the Carnival and show it to their little Olivia, 9 months, where they were married.

    Sophie Side

    Wednesday, 14 February, 2018 00:00

    Wednesday, 14 February, 2018 00:00

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    The love story of a couple in ontario will forever be linked to the city of Quebec, where he chose to get married secretly at the Hotel of Ice in a full day of Valentine’s day. Memories that lovers have taken care to immortalize in a video of his most touching celebrating the romance legendary of the capital.

    On February 14, 2016, without the knowledge of their family and friends, Sarah Barnett and Troy MacKenzie said ” yes ” by a polar cold in the Chapel of the Ice Hotel. “It was one of the coldest winter days of winter! “recalls with a laugh the young woman of Greater Sudbury.

    It was on a whim that the two lovebirds have decided to get married in Quebec city in complete privacy. The original plan of the couple was to marry in just the wedding in front of family and friends in her hometown, on the 23rd of September 2017.

    A Google search that changes everything

    The scenario has tilted when the lovers are busying themselves simply to plan their trip in the capital, in February 2016, while doing research on Google.

    “We came across the site of the Ice Hotel, where we saw that it was possible to marry. It was blagué on the opportunity to do so during our trip to Quebec. On a whim, I wrote to the Ice Hotel to see if there was availability, and there was! “, tells the story of the end of the line Ms. Barnett, now Mrs. MacKenzie.

    “We finally decided to do it; and it has not been able to wait until 2017! , “related the young woman, now the mother of a little girl of 9 months.

    (Video courtesy of Ioan Films)

    “An amazing experience “

    Ms. Mackenzie confirmed : the charm of Quebec has made to make their wedding a perfect day. “It was an incredible experience, something that we will never forget. Quebec is really a beautiful city, especially Old Quebec. “

    If they have chosen to be married without guests to a thousand kilometres away from their home, the lovebirds were keen to preserve memories of this day unique by making a call to a montreal company specializing in the creation of movies of marriage.

    The five-minute video where we see the couple at the Chateau Frontenac, the Ice Hotel and in the streets of Old Quebec city bears witness to this magical day, which was not a Valentine’s day like any other for the couple.

    Keep the secret

    The MacKenzie have managed to keep the secret of their union in their return to the house, the time that the video is ready to be presented to their loved ones. “They were surprised, and pleased, and impressed by the Ice Hotel “, remembers it.

    Sarah and Troy MacKenzie, who are celebrating this day of Valentine’s day of their second wedding anniversary, are not revenues in the national capital since then, but they intend to redo the trip very soon, this time to three, possibly next winter.

    “We would like to go to the Carnival and return to the Hotel of Ice, show it to our daughter Olivia, where we were married,” says the pharmacist of 33 years.