Naples (Napoli), Italy.
Its name comes from Neapolis (Greek meaning new city). Naples, Italy, is close to Pompeii in the Campania region in southern Italy and sits on the Bay of Naples. Home to the original pizza, Piazza Mercato in use since Roman times, the 13th century Cathedral of Naples (or Duomo) and one of the best botanical gardens in Italy, the Orto Botanico.
Napoli is inhabited by a lot of happy-go-lucky people in general.. for instance, a red stop light means proceed as quickly as possible with out actually stopping — or, he who gets to the front of the line is the next served (an experience similar to New York City).
They say Neapolitans are a bit crazy because they know if Mt. Vesuvius blows it’s top they are all in the red-zone and are probably going to die — they watch the mountain very carefully, but the bottom line is the city is so congested there’s no way to get anyone out before the ash buries them.
I don’t think I’d recommend spending too much time there. It’s a must see tho… maybe I’m just getting too old to deal with the confusion:)
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