Friday, 6 July 2012

Safe Arrival

Buon giorni o!
We are happy to report that we arrived safely in Rome this morning.  After a long 8 1/2 hour flight, we had a car waiting for us at the airport to take us to our hotel.  (It was a fast ride - 150 km at one point!) It is quite warm here, but our hotel room is air-conditioned.  After we got settled, we went for a walk around the neighbourhood: Campo di Fiori, Piazza Navonna, the Pantheon.  Also had our first taste of gelato (very refreshing on a hot day) and some pizza to keep us going until suppertime.  We have plans to go out for dinner this evening fashionably late - Italians don't eat until after 8:00 - at a restaurant close by recommended by our hotel.  It will be our anniversary celebration.  We will see if we can post some pictures soon.  

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