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Italian Christmas Markets ???

Italian Christmas Markets ???

Old Oct 24th 2004, 11:37 pm
  #16  
Miss L. Toe
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<[email protected]> wrote in message
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    > On Mon, 25 Oct 2004 11:57:17 +0100, "Miss L. Toe"
    > <[email protected]> wrote:
    > >
    > ><[email protected]> wrote in message
    > >news:[email protected].. .
    > >> On Mon, 25 Oct 2004 11:09:34 +0100, "Miss L. Toe"
    > >> <[email protected]> wrote:
    > >>
    > >> >
    > >> >
    > >> >> On the days around the 7th of December in Milan there is a famous
    > >> >> market/fair called the "fiera degli O bei o bei".
    > >> >> It's in the zone close tho the church of st.Ambrogio.
    > >> >>
    > >> >
    > >> >I shall be in Milan on 4/5 Dec, will it have started then ?
    > >>
    > >> but you should be in A'dam on that date :-)
    > >>
    > >
    > >Why ?
    > >And who is Adam ?
    > Eve's better half

Thats debateable :-)

    > A'dam is Amsterdam.

I knew that :-)

    > Dec 5th is the day.
    > Sinterklaas en Pieterbaas
    > http://www.5december.nl/
    > >
    > >> >
    > >> >Also I hear the Naviglio is nice at that time of year - any other
    > >> >suggestions for Christmasy things in Milan ?
    > >>
    > >> Getting quietly pissed?
    > >>
    > >
    > >But then my travel insurance would fail to pay up, if anything untoward
    > >happened.
    > really? You must have a miserable/sober time when you travel.

Some of us can be happy without alcohol :-)
Money may make some people happy.
Alcohol makes others forget they are unhappy.
Cue Maximusminimus......
 
Old Oct 25th 2004, 12:15 am
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Luca Logi
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Magda <[email protected]> wrote:

    > ... What about the market in Piazza Navona, Rome? Very different from the
    > ... German-style markets. And it works even past Christmas, till January 6th
    > ... (the day of children gifts, in the old Italian tradition).
    >
    > La Befana ?

Yes, la Befana


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Old Oct 25th 2004, 12:15 am
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B Vaughan <[email protected]> wrote:

    > I've never seen the market in Piazza Navona. In what way is it
    > different from the German markets?

The articles on sale are somewhat different. Presepe statues, for
example. Or black sugar sweets in form of pieces of coal (traditionally,
la befana brought a sock full of black coal to unruly children). Few
Xmas tree decorations, but a lot of toys.


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Old Oct 25th 2004, 12:19 am
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On Mon, 25 Oct 2004 12:37:06 +0100, "Miss L. Toe"
<[email protected]> wrote:

    ><[email protected]> wrote in message
    >news:[email protected].. .
    >> On Mon, 25 Oct 2004 11:57:17 +0100, "Miss L. Toe"
    >> <[email protected]> wrote:
    >> >
    >> ><[email protected]> wrote in message
    >> >news:[email protected].. .
    >> >> On Mon, 25 Oct 2004 11:09:34 +0100, "Miss L. Toe"
    >> >> <[email protected]> wrote:
    >> >>
    >> >> >
    >> >> >
    >> >> >> On the days around the 7th of December in Milan there is a famous
    >> >> >> market/fair called the "fiera degli O bei o bei".
    >> >> >> It's in the zone close tho the church of st.Ambrogio.
    >> >> >>
    >> >> >
    >> >> >I shall be in Milan on 4/5 Dec, will it have started then ?
    >> >>
    >> >> but you should be in A'dam on that date :-)
    >> >>
    >> >
    >> >Why ?
    >> >And who is Adam ?
    >> Eve's better half
    >Thats debateable :-)
    >> A'dam is Amsterdam.
    >I knew that :-)

I knew that :-)

    >> Dec 5th is the day.
    >> Sinterklaas en Pieterbaas
    >> http://www.5december.nl/
    >> >
    >> >> >
    >> >> >Also I hear the Naviglio is nice at that time of year - any other
    >> >> >suggestions for Christmasy things in Milan ?
    >> >>
    >> >> Getting quietly pissed?
    >> >>
    >> >
    >> >But then my travel insurance would fail to pay up, if anything untoward
    >> >happened.
    >> really? You must have a miserable/sober time when you travel.
    >Some of us can be happy without alcohol :-)

some of are merry with it :-)

    >Money may make some people happy.
    >Alcohol makes others forget they are unhappy.
    >Cue Maximusminimus......

form an orderly queue?


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Old Oct 25th 2004, 12:44 am
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Miss L. Toe
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    > >> >> >Also I hear the Naviglio is nice at that time of year - any other
    > >> >> >suggestions for Christmasy things in Milan ?
    > >> >>
    > >> >> Getting quietly pissed?
    > >> >>
    > >> >
    > >> >But then my travel insurance would fail to pay up, if anything
untoward
    > >> >happened.
    > >>
    > >> really? You must have a miserable/sober time when you travel.
    > >>
    > >
    > >Some of us can be happy without alcohol :-)
    > some of are merry with it :-)

Some are talking like they have started already :-)
 
Old Oct 25th 2004, 12:47 am
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nitram
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On Mon, 25 Oct 2004 13:44:21 +0100, "Miss L. Toe"
<[email protected]> wrote:


    >> >Some of us can be happy without alcohol :-)
    >> some of are merry with it :-)
    >Some are talking like they have started already :-)

shum nevver shtopped lasht yeaaarrr...
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