Fans (and horses) will be mighty disappointed: The palace confirmed that Kate Middleton will forgo the traditional horse-drawn carriage and instead, travel by car to the nuptials.
Royal commentators said the decision for Middleton to arrive at the church by car, rather than by carriage, was an example of the families trying to keep costs down at a time when Britain is facing sharp cuts in public spending. The image of the princess-to-be arriving on four wheels will stand in stark contrast to the iconic images of Diana arriving at the church in a carriage.
Is it a smart, modern update? Or will it disappoint fans who expected to wave at the princess-to-be?
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