Monthly Archives: October 2008


Terra Miele

Beekeepers were out in force at Terra Madre. Coming from Italy, Mexico, France, Brazil, New Zealand, India, the UK, Ethiopia, Kenya, the US, Morocco, Canada, Germany and just about anywhere else you could imagine, they were there to talk about … Continue reading

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Terra Madre

So much to say about Terra Madre, I’ll have to break it into bits. A food meeting with a difference: Terra Madre included a large open space to allow delegates to throw a blanket on the floor and sell – … Continue reading

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Naples and Rome Oct 20-21

After Pompeii and Herculaneum we went to Naples – using our Arte cards which had given us three days of sightseeing and travel – to get to the National Archaeological Museum of Naples, which held all the ‘good stuff’ from … Continue reading

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Herculaneum & Vesuvius Oct 19

It seemed to us that modern Herculaneum is covered, like most of what we saw of urban southern Italy, by a lot of graffiti. Kind of liked this street name: And then we found it… And it was amazing that … Continue reading

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Pompeii – Oct 17-18

Pompeii is a many-faced city. There is tat and moonlight; and a fine basilica… We started off our weekend with an excellent meal at La Madia, where the degustazione menu was too much but too good to stop. Melanzane Parmigiana … Continue reading

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