Tori and Jamie

Marriage Proposal Ideas in Blue Mountains, Australia

How We Met

We met in high school when we were 17! He was coming from all-boys high school to do a special class being run at my all-girls high school. We got really close at one point and me kind of had a crush, but then he suddenly stopped talking to me much at all, so I let it go.

Almost 10 months later we became really close really fast as best friends (I was absolutely 100% that it was just that). Then suddenly he had the crush and I wasn’t interested. I cried when he told me he liked me because I didn’t want to ruin our friendship 😂. My dad saw me and convinced me to give it one try but I told him we’d just stay friends, so we did. Our first “date” wasn’t even called a date, it was just us going to the movies together but in the car on the way back I blurted out of nowhere that that I liked him back too, he was shocked considering I’d rejected him lol. Now we’ve been together for 6 and a half years!

How They Asked

We were supposed to be in Europe for a 6 week holiday and his sister’s wedding. 2 weeks before we were due to leave the virus started to get really bad in Italy, which was one of our destinations and suddenly all of our destinations were closing down. Our first stop was the Isle of Skye which we’d be dreaming about since 2017, and where he originally planned to propose to me. Eventually, even our postponement of the holiday for just the wedding and Scotland had to be canceled because as we know the virus escalated worldwide. Safe to say his plans were ruined!

Just before our country went into lockdown he convinced me to go watch one last sunset for awhile at our favorite lookout in the mountains. He actually asked me to be his girlfriend 6 and a half years earlier in the same mountains. We did a quick walk, then settled into the back of his car with pillows and snacks. Pretty soon after he went to the main part of the car to grab something and next thing I know he was down on one knee asking me to marry him. I know it wasn’t the plan he was hoping for, but it was so perfect for me and I couldn’t have been happier!