Saturday, 18 June 2011

27 ) " Some story that is..."

The term X- Y supposedly comes from the folk-tale about a Dutch man called Jan van Hunks, a prodigious pipe smoker who lived at the foot of the mountain circa 1700. He was forced by his wife to leave the house whenever he smoked his pipe. One day, while smoking on the slopes of the peak, he met a mysterious stranger who also smoked. They each bragged of how much they smoked and so they fell into a pipe-smoking contest. The stranger turned out to be the X and Van Hunks eventually won the contest, but not before the smoke that they had made had covered the mountain, forming the table cloth cloud.

And, on top of this lore,is this....-


Answer (Click to reveal !)

1 comment:

  1. Devil's peak origin...shown in pic in the backdrop of the Newlands cricket ground.


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