Mount Vesuvius is a stratovolcano on the Bay of Naples, in Campania, Italy, just inland from the coast of the Gulf of Naples. Vesuvius is about 1281 meters high and is well worth visiting. The beautiful song “Incontri (Dimmi quand’è)” (Encounters – Tell Me When) sung by Enrico Ruggeri accompanies us on this journey. The video is kindly provided by PupiaTv.
Naples was chosen for the Earth Day Italy celebration. The choice had special meaning in light of the problems Naples has had in the past regarding waste management.
Pizzeria Brandi is an historic pizzeria in Naples, dating back to the seventeen seventies. Pizza Margherita, named after the Savoy queen Margherita, was invented at the pizzeria in the eighteen eighties.
The Naples Christmas market from up close. It's a rowdy scene, and there's a lot going on all at once. The famous horn shaped talisman called the cornetto is taken quite seriously as well as other instruments for keeping away the malocchio (evil eye). For more information about the cornetto, and the three r's referred to in the video, see this article in Italian.