Candes Saint-Martin, my favourite spot in La Touraine.

Thursday, 22 October 2009

French Flanders – part 5

The answers to yesterday's quiz questions

To those of you who answered yesterday's quiz questions: here are the right answers (in blue). Thank you for 'playing the game'!




The church of Godewaersvelde seen from the entrance of the museum


What's the 'Brunel line'?

A: a hook attached to a long rope - B: a fishing rod - C: the border between France and Belgium.

Why is the end of the smugglers' walking stick painted white?

A: it's a kind of 'white flag' to indicate that he's ready to surrender to the customs - B: because it's old and used - C: to incite the customs' dog to bit the end of the stick.
 
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3 comments:

Nadege said...

I am discovering this part of France. I don't know the "North"
at all, so this is a treat.

ladybird said...

Hello Nadege, Thank you, I'm glad you are enjoying it. Martine

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