Italy - Naples and Surrounding Areas

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  1. GiorgioXT

    GiorgioXT Long timer

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    Yes , and it's true in both case , but not tomorrow or next month.
    Vesuvio is constantly surveilled as the Campi Flegrei
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  2. Learres

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    Whether volcanic caldera or not.... the most important thing to do in this country is to eat a lot of pizza :D ;)
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  3. GiorgioXT

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    Don't limit to pizza , you lose a lot ...

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    Scialatielli ai frutti di mare

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    Polpetielli alla Luciana (small octopus)
    And many more .
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  4. nickguzzi

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    When staying at my neighbours villa in La Marche, we would end the day having a meal in one of the eating places. We would spend many afternoons there. They had a bar, or at least a cabinet, with bierra Nationale, ie local/Italian beer, rather than the imported Heineken junk for the tourists. Also an ice creamcounter and a coffee machine and free wifi.
    The school kids would come in and order a slice on their way home. Lots of banter and shouting and gesticulating - but very well ordered, just noisy.
    As they went off home the workers would arrive - mostly they seemed to know everyone in each group, and again lots of banter and gesticulating. Workers had their slice, and maybe a beer or two - up the mountains wine was not common.
    Eventually, the families would start arriving and the food would get more interesting. The occasional ragu, but mainly grilled meats seemed the choice of the day.
    What was nice, in the evening, the old guys would play cards with the youngsters - usually whooping their arses. Personally I think they just cheated better, sly they were. And no modesty in Victory.
    Anyway, a full day's entertainment. A slice of pizza for lunch. Ice cream. Alternate coffee and beer. Grilled meats and more beer. Enchanted and unintentionally entertained by locals. Italy.
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  5. Learres

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    OMG, this looks so delicious!!! I love Italian cuisine :-)
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  6. nickguzzi

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    Pizza to Italian food is like a sandwich to American.... no wait, a sandwich is English - as apple pie!

    Italian food is incredibly regional you wouldn't believe.
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  7. MichaelJ

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    That being said, I greatly prefer Italian pizza to the US variety.

    With maybe some lemon gelato after.
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