Anticipation heightens as the day for the Royal Wedding of Prince William with his lady-love Kate Middleton draws near.

An estimated 2.5 billion people from across the globe will watch the live broadcast of the event, a New York Times blog states. The invitations been sent, the final rehearsals done and the food preparations completed; staffs and security forces at the Palace are tending to minutes details for the one of the biggest events of the decade.

To be a part of the occasion, people from different places of the world have already pitched their tents and are living in camps close to Westminster Abbey.

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