Sappho. Frescoe. Naples Archaeological Museum, Italy.
So, you are going to Naples? The first thing you will know preparing for your journey is that there are at least two Naples in the world: one is in the south of Italy, another is in Florida, U.S.A. Sun, sea, and palm trees are the things these cities have in common, but nothing more. Naples in Florida is a respectable resort for millionaires, Naples in Italy is another matter completely.
There are many unkind tales and anecdotes about the latter. From the Italians themselves, you can hear absolutely anything and everything about Naples. For example, Africa begins south of Tuscany,” or a day for the Neapolitan was wasted if he could not cheat someone. Northern Italians don’t forget that Camorra, one of the oldest and largest criminal organizations in Italy dating back to the 16th century, originated in the region of Campania and its capital, Naples.
People talk about visitors to Naples: if you spent a week in the motherland of the best pizza and were not offended or robbed, you will be able to survive in any other city of the world. Of course, we went to Italy for two reasons: Italian Naples is much closer to us, and what is most important, in Naples, Florida, you will not find a totally unique Naples National Archaeological Museum. However, we did not want to push our luck and reserved only 48 hours for this visit of Italian Naples.
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