Cabbage, cabbage, cabbage!

White cabbage is not really white, but light green in color.  These white cabbages caught my attention because they are HUGE! I found them at a night shop/grocery store in Brussels.

I don’t really know what you are supposed to do with white cabbage, didn’t find anything interesting on the Internet either. I did come across a puzzle involving a cabbage.

Here it comes:

A man has a wolf, a goat, and a cabbage. He must cross a river with the two animals and the cabbage. There is a small rowing-boat, in which he can take only one thing with him at a time. If, however, the wolf and the goat are left alone, the wolf will eat the goat. If the goat and the cabbage are left alone, the goat will eat the cabbage.

The Question: How can the man get across the river with the two animals and the cabbage?

There are two solutions…

  1. First, the man takes the goat across, leaving the wolf with the cabbage. Then he goes back. Next, he takes the wolf across. Then the man goes back, taking the goat with him. After this, he takes the cabbage across. Then he goes back again, leaving the wolf with the cabbage. Finally, he takes the goat across.
  1. First, the man takes the goat across, leaving the wolf with the cabbage. Then he goes back. Next, he takes the cabbage across. Then the man goes back, taking the goat with him. After this, he takes the wolf across. Then he goes back again, leaving the wolf with the cabbage. Finally, he takes the goat across.

Happy Tuesday!

Julie

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