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Planning a trip from the Naples airports to Ste Angelo dei Lombardy. Is there ground transportation to the town?Edit

Asked by: 2606:A000:ED17:3A00:18BA:F781:73DC:6650 21:11, 10 March 2017 (UTC)

According to Naples#By plane there is a bus from the airport to the main station. As for "Ste Angelo dei Lombardy", I presume you mean w:Sant'Angelo dei Lombardi, which has an article here with unfortunately altogether too little information. I tried to find more information at and the bus line mentioned in the article but to no avail. That said, I do not speak Italian. Hobbitschuster (talk) 21:29, 10 March 2017 (UTC)
A little bit late, but I try to reply (I'm Italian, perhaps my English isn't pretty good, but I can understand Italian websites). From what I can see there isn't any direct connection between the airport and Sant'Angelo dei Lombardy.
The best option I have found requires two changes:
CAPODICHINO - Terminal 2    05:50   AVELLINO - P.zza Kennedy        06:40   AIR006  17144   
AVELLINO - P.zza Kennedy         06:40   PONTEROMITO (AV)        07:40   AIR005  16682          
PONTEROMITO (AV)         07:40   S.ANGELO DEI LOMBARDI (AV)      08:15   AIR005  16683
Obviously I have tried random hours, but there are at least six possibilites per day. You can plan your trip there. --Lkcl it (Talk) 15:20, 12 March 2017 (UTC)

Is Sweden safe?Edit

You can't go on the net in Finland these days without reading commentary about how the Muslim immigration situation in Sweden has gotten way out of hand and entire city districts are in total chaos, when even the police don't dare enter these districts without heavy artillery to back them up, because of all the violent Muslim immigrants.

Is this situation real? I was in Sweden, in Stockholm, just last July, and did not see even the barest hint of any violence or other unrest. But the image one gets from the discussion is that at least Scania, Malmö in particular, is in total chaos, and the situation has spread to the outskirts of Stockholm as well.

So what is the situation in real life? Asked by: JIP (talk) 20:12, 14 March 2017 (UTC)

I have not been there lately, but my understanding is that it is confined to some suburbs that you will not visit unless you know somebody there or have a specific interest. And although the police has problems in those suburbs and criminality is high, it does not mean people will attack you. It is much more a problem for those living there, and especially those trying to make a living there.
(I sort of wonder what parts of the net you visit. The picture is way different than mine. And I am not sure what Islam has to do with the problems, I'd suppose Christian and atheist immigrants from e.g. Bosnia, Palestine, Syria or Kurdistan are in the same situation.)
--LPfi (talk) 22:15, 14 March 2017 (UTC)
So, to answer your question: yes, there are security problems in Sweden, but they do not affect the average tourist, nor most inhabitants. The violence is about 1) isolated riots and 2) drug markets and to some extent other organized crime. The problems in some suburbs have deteriorated to the degree that the police has difficulties maintaining order and investigating crime there. The average Swede (who doesn't live in those suburbs) is concerned, not about their own safety or daily life, but about the development of society.
And I see no direct coupling to religion, nor to the current immigration, but these have an impact on the discussion, and a large amount of people denied papers, jobs and income (because their asylum application was turned down) of course means that criminals will have an easier time recruiting (both slave labour and to some degree people to commit crimes for them). The latter has not yet had that big an impact, but will surely have, unless some solution is found.
--LPfi (talk) 08:58, 17 March 2017 (UTC)
Here in Finland, people have been using these security problems as an excuse to bash Muslim immigration to Sweden, in effect claiming that all this violence has happened because Sweden accepted too many immigrants. JIP (talk) 17:08, 18 March 2017 (UTC)
Yes, I know. And in Sweden too. Those suburbs do of course have a lot of immigrants, but many of them second or third generation, so the problems have little to do with the current asylum seekers (and the earlier immigrants where to a large degree from non-Muslim countries). They are about failed efforts – or lack of sufficient efforts – to give (all) immigrants a good life. It is not about the numbers, but the real will. In Sweden much has been done, but still I suppose many feel treated as second class citizens; remember the Finns in Sweden 50 years ago: en finne igen ("again a Finn", about violent incidents). --LPfi (talk) 21:37, 18 March 2017 (UTC)
How are actual crime rates today compared to fifty years ago, though? And I think part of the problem might just be that Plattenbau is not a very desirable way to build housing. Virtually all "problem neighborhoods" in Germany are Plattenbau. Which is not to say people from suburbia don't cause all kinds of problems. Mostly, suburbia is associated with stuff other than rioting, though. And whole racists do live in suburbia, they're only rarely the hooliganistic type of racist. Hobbitschuster (talk) 22:43, 18 March 2017 (UTC)

Carnival 2017 what are the dates?Edit

Asked by: 17:59, 15 March 2017 (UTC)

In Brazil it was two weekends ago. Ibaman (talk) 18:03, 15 March 2017 (UTC)
In the Netherlands and Belgium it was on 26 - 28 February 2017. Next year it will be on 11 - 13 February 2018. Jahoe (talk) 02:25, 17 March 2017 (UTC)

When is St. Thomas, V.I. USA carnival?Edit

Asked by: 18:02, 15 March 2017 (UTC)

Oh look, a website: found by using Google. --ThunderingTyphoons! (talk) 18:40, 15 March 2017 (UTC)

They're having their Carnival after Lent? Sacrilege! Well, if Carnival was rampant popery as is, this is even more rampant popery! Hobbitschuster (talk) 20:00, 15 March 2017 (UTC)
Potpourri, my dear! --ThunderingTyphoons! (talk) 21:22, 15 March 2017 (UTC)
I'm sorry, but "popery" is just an inherently funny word. Hobbitschuster (talk) 21:23, 15 March 2017 (UTC)