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... that afternoon because as soon as we met our tour guide (and our bonus tour guide in training), we sat down to a table filled with appetizers for us to sample while we got a bit of a culinary background on Naples.
We enjoyed eggplant and zucchini parmigiana which we learned is not the deep fried and mozzarella covered dish that we are used to, but traditional Napolitano dish that is more like a vegetable lasagna without any noodles. The eggplant dish used a ...
... manner of **** so that they are almost invisible. The streets smell of urine. Sadly this was not the last effect to belay a decaying social structure of the city. Every erect surface was covered in graffiti. It was rife. Some was sentimental or artistic but most was senseless scrawl or anarchic abuse of the government, police and social system. It was everywhere, churches, land marks, ancient monuments, parks, fountains, schools, the tourist ...
... plaster and stone carvings everywhere. They built them with floor and wall cavities and were constantly full of steam. I know from watch a docco on building an Rome bath house that it was not easy to do.
After the tour, lunch was recommended by Scott to go to the Suise restaurant. "Highly recommended, good feed, will be looked after" a few thins he said. So I did. It wasn't great. Also not that cheap even with the 10% off voucher we had. Once back on the bus the ...
... the peoples' clothing. The amphitheatre was very impressive, similar in many ways to arenas of today. Apparently this particular arena faced the penalty of being closed for a period of years after a heated clash between Pompeii and some 'out of towners' degenerated into an all-out brawl, leaving many spectators dead or severely injured (a precursor to the soccer matches of today).
Human nature – nothing new under the sun. ...
... in stature they were compared to the people who live today.
After exploring Pompeii we hopped back on the bus and headed for Mt Vesuvius. It was hot day and a very sweaty climb to the top, but it was worth it when you got the the amazing view over the city and a look into the crater.
It was then time to get back on the bus and make the long journey back to Florence. We ...