An American man, a Russian man, and an African man were all up in a hot-air balloon together. After a few minutes, the Russian man put his hand down through the clouds. ”Aaah!” he said. ”We’re right over my homeland.”
”How can you tell?” asked the American.
”I can feel the cold air.” he replied.
A few hours later the African man put his hand through the clouds. ”Aah we’re right over my homeland.” he said.
”How do you know that?” asked the Russian. ”I can feel the heat of the desert.”
Several more hours later the American put his hand through the clouds. ”Aah, we’re right over New York.”
The Russian and the African were amazed. ”How do you know all of that?” they exclaimed.
The American pulled his hand up. ”My watch is missing.”
What is the northernmost national capital city in the world?
Which country has the greatest number of islands in the world?
Finland has 179, 584 islands, which makes it the country with the most islands.
What is Europe’s only active volcano?
Mount Vesuvius. Mount Vesuvius erupted about seventy-nine years after Christ. The flourishing city of Pompeii was obliterated, buried under a 31-foot wave of hot mud and volcanic ash. The volcano stands at a 4, 000 feet.
What was the ancient name of Paris, France?
What is the world’s largest producer of cork?
What is the lowest country in the world?
The Netherlands. Approximately 40 percent of the land is below sea level.
How many states (Länder) does Germany have?
16. The states are: Baden-Württemberg, Bayern, Berlin, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Hessen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Niedersachsen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Saarland, Sachsen, Sachsen-Anhalt, Schleswig-Holstein and Thüringen.
What is the official residence of the president of France?
The Elysee Palace.
Which mountains separate Europe from Asia?
The Ural mountains.
What is the world’s smallest independent country?
Vatican City. Located inside Rome, Italy.
Where was the world’s first public library opened?
Warsaw, Poland in 1747.
Where is the oldest stained-glass window in the world?
It is in the Cathedral of Augsburg, Germany, depicting the Prophets. It dates from the second half of the eleventh century.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF A WOMAN:
Between the ages of 18 - 21 a woman is like Africa or Australia:
She is half discovered, half wild and naturally beautiful with bushland around a fertile delta.
Between the ages of 21 - 30 a woman is like America or Japan:
Completely discovered, very well developed and open to trade, especially with countries with cash or cars.
Between the ages of 30 - 35, she is like India or Spain:
Very hot, relaxed and convinced of her own beauty.
Between the ages of 35 - 40 a woman is like France or Argentina:
She may have been half destroyed during the war but can still be a warm and desirable place to visit.
Between the ages of 40 - 50 she is like Yugoslavia & Argintina:
She lost the war and is haunted by past mistakes. Massive reconstruction is now necessary.
Between the ages of 50 - 60 she is like Russia or Canada:
Very wide, quiet and the borders are practically unpatrolled, but the frigid climate keeps people away.
Between the ages of 60 - 70 a woman is like England or Mongolia:
A glorious and all conquering past but, alas, no future.
After 70, a woman is like Albania:
Everyone knows where it is, but no one wants to go there.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF A MAN:
Between the ages of 15 - 70 a man is like Iraq:
Ruled by a dick.