Here is part two of my cruise ship wedding experience series! If you missed part one, you can click on over here to read it.
The Wedding Day
Since we only live ~1 hour from Galveston, my bridesmaids and I met at a hair salon at 6:00 am to have our hair and makeup done. I’m blessed that my groom’s father’s girlfriend (my de facto mother-in-law) also happens to be my hairdresser, so she had offered to open the salon she works at early that morning for all of us to get ready. The lady that I hired for our makeup met us there as well. Despite the early 6:00 am start, it was a very relaxed morning, and the girls and I were all smiles while munching on granola bars and sipping coffee. The plan was to leave at 8:30 to be at the cruise terminal at 9:30 (our scheduled arrival time), but the makeup artist ran a bit late, so we didn’t leave until 9:15.
We got to our parking lot (81st Dolphin Parking) around 10:00 and were in the terminal by 10:15 once we were shuttled over. We had a minor setback since apparently the lines for priority boarding, which are at the far end of the terminal, don’t have porters. A Carnival employee told me we had to walk back down – a good 100 yards away – to drop our luggage off with a porter. Luckily, one of the groomsmen ran down a porter and made him come down to the end of the terminal to help us, although the Carnival employee reminded us seve
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