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Trip Report Home from Rome - a trip report

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I just got home, last night, from seven nights in Rome and will start posting experiences and photos here. I promise I'll finish my Amalfi Coast report, too.

I am so tired right now - the trip home always manages to dispel a little bit of the vacation especially when connecting through Charles de Gaulle - near the holidays no less. One year ago yesterday I was arriving in Charles de Gaulle, come to think of it, for a week with Judy and her friends and family in Paris - always more fun to arrive in CDG than to change there.

I heard a lot of American accents on this trip so there were a lot of compatriots who were not sitting around a turkey, pumpkin pie and football (and discussing politics with the relatives).

The weather was, for late November, pretty fantastic. Sun and 50s just about every day except for the day I waited four hours in Piazza San Pietro waiting for the Pope. That was about 30 degrees that day - but no rain. Only a spit of rain the whole trip in fact and that was an evening. Sun and 50s on vacation makes me happy - it's perfect walking weather. And walk I did - I walked and walked and walked and walked and walked. Just about everywhere. No buses, no metro, and only a cab when I was pressed for time or it was late and far when coming home from dinner.

I stayed at Albergo del Senato in a superior double which gave it a view of the Pantheon. In fact, I had the only balcony (Room 204) other than those on the 6th floor which I think may be terraces and not balconies. Perfect location and what a lovely hotel. I really like the staff - I was treated very warmly the entire time. My room was spacious as was the bathroom and there were thoughtful touches everywhere. I had a tub which I utterly love because there's nothing like a good hot soak after a long day of walking.

Next up - all the food, and what I got up to all week....

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