Valentines Day Special: Photos of Crazy Ways Couples Got Married

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People may be getting married later than ever, but some couples  still think outside the box when it comes to tying the knot. In celebration of Valentine’s Day, look at some unusual  wedding celebrations from around the world, from couples saying “I do” underwater,  dangling off a cliff, and everywhere in between.

Akemi Kito and Hiroshi Matsuoka wed inside a chapel made  of ice at the ‘Igloo Village’ on Lake Shikaribetsu on Japan’s northern island of  Hokkaido.

Akemi Kito and Hiroshi Matsuoka wed inside a chapel made of ice at the 'Igloo Village' on Lake Shikaribetsu on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido.

 

During a mini-marathon celebrating the New Year, grooms  run with their brides in Sanya, in south China’s Hainan province.

During a mini-marathon celebrating the New Year, grooms run with their brides in Sanya, in south China's Hainan province.

 

A bride and a groom sit on a beach in Lima before a  ritual with shamans for Saint Valentine’s Day.

A bride and a groom sit on a beach in Lima before a ritual with shamans for Saint Valentine's Day.

 

Tomohiro Shibata and Satoko Inoue are wed in Tokyo by a  humanoid robot named “I-Fairy.”

Tomohiro Shibata and Satoko Inoue are wed in Tokyo by a humanoid robot named "I-Fairy."

 

Yulia Tagil sits on the backseat of a bike as she  arrives for her wedding ceremony in Tel Aviv.

Yulia Tagil sits on the backseat of a bike as she arrives for her wedding ceremony in Tel Aviv.

 

Fang Jing hangs off a cliff next to her husband in  Liuzhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in China.

Fang Jing hangs off a cliff next to her husband in Liuzhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in China.

 

Joey Bayo and his wife Lea plant a mangrove tree after  their wedding in San Jose town, Puerto Princesa, Palawan city, western  Philippines.

Joey Bayo and his wife Lea plant a mangrove tree after their wedding in San Jose town, Puerto Princesa, Palawan city, western Philippines.

 

An engaged couple poses on a pedestrian bridge on  Valentine’s Day in central Beijing.

An engaged couple poses on a pedestrian bridge on Valentine's Day in central Beijing.

 

Kong Qingyang and his bride Shen Likun sit on a  forklift-turned-wedding car in Xingtai, Hebei province in China.

Kong Qingyang and his bride Shen Likun sit on a forklift-turned-wedding car in Xingtai, Hebei province in China.

 

Prasit Rangsiyawong and his bride Varuttaon Rangsiyawong  fly while attached to cables during a wedding ceremony in Prachin Buri province,  east of Bangkok, Thailand.

Prasit Rangsiyawong and his bride Varuttaon Rangsiyawong fly while attached to cables during a wedding ceremony in Prachin Buri province, east of Bangkok, Thailand.

 

Sorawich Changtor and his bride Rungnapa Panla run to  escape a man dressed as a pirate in Prachin Buri province, east of Bangkok,  Thailand.

Sorawich Changtor and his bride Rungnapa Panla run to escape a man dressed as a pirate in Prachin Buri province, east of Bangkok, Thailand.

 

Prasit Rangsiyawong kisses his bride Varuttaon  Rangsiyawong in Prachin Buri province, east of Bangkok, Thailand.

Prasit Rangsiyawong kisses his bride Varuttaon Rangsiyawong in Prachin Buri province, east of Bangkok, Thailand.

 

Gerhard Pyper and his wife Jan stand in the English Bay  after taking part in the 89th annual Polar Bear Swim in Vancouver, British  Columbia.

Gerhard Pyper and his wife Jan stand in the English Bay after taking part in the 89th annual Polar Bear Swim in Vancouver, British Columbia.

 

Erin Finnegan and Noah Fulmor got married in the first  weightless wedding aboard a specially-equipped Boeing 727, while flying over the  Gulf of Mexico.

Erin Finnegan and Noah Fulmor got married in the first weightless wedding aboard a specially-equipped Boeing 727, while flying over the Gulf of Mexico.

 

Sine Andersen and her husband Rune Jamrath wed at the  World Santa Claus Congress at an amusement park north of Copenhagen.

Sine Andersen and her husband Rune Jamrath wed at the World Santa Claus Congress at an amusement park north of Copenhagen.

 

Melessa and Rick Clark exchanged vows in Times Square on  New Year’s Eve.

Melessa and Rick Clark exchanged vows in Times Square on New Year's Eve.

 

Chinese bridal couples travel on a public bus to the  Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany to repeat their wedding vows.

Chinese bridal couples travel on a public bus to the Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany to repeat their wedding vows.

 

Ramoncito Campo and his wife Hernelie Ruazol Campo stand  in a flooded street during a southwest monsoon in Manila in the  Philippines.

Marisela Matienzo and Carlos Munoz got married at a  McDonald’s in the suburb of San Pedro Garza, neighboring Monterrey in  Mexico.

Marisela Matienzo and Carlos Munoz got married at a McDonald's in the suburb of San Pedro Garza, neighboring Monterrey in Mexico.

 

A Chinese couple poses for a wedding photo on a busy  alleyway or ‘hutong’ in Beijing.

A Chinese couple poses for a wedding photo on a busy alleyway or 'hutong' in Beijing.

 

A man pulls a rickshaw carrying his wife as it snows in  Weihai, Shandong province in China.

A man pulls a rickshaw carrying his wife as it snows in Weihai, Shandong province in China.

Cyclists ride past these newlyweds during the second  stage of the Giro d’Italia in Italy.

Cyclists ride past these newlyweds during the second stage of the Giro d'Italia in Italy.

Divers pose as “Bride and Groom” in an aquarium during  an event to celebrate the month of June, the most popular month to wed in Manila  in the Philippines.

Divers pose as "Bride and Groom" in an aquarium during an event to celebrate the month of June, the most popular month to wed in Manila in the Philippines.

 

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