Topic outline

  • Bonjour et Bienvenue!

    NOTE: This course is a Google Street View mystery making use of conditional activities. To see all the activities and do the course you need to log in with the username student and password moodle, and everything will be revealed bit by bit;-)


    You are a famous French detective known as Brigitte Bordeaux. You have just arrived in the French seaside resort of Hyères to investigate a plot to kill the local mayor, Monsieur Diable. You must find out why people want to kill him, who these people are, and stop them....before it is too late.....


    HYERES (public domain)


  • Orientation

    Go to Google maps and zoom in to Hotel Restaurant La Reine-Jane.  Drag the Street View man to the hotel and start exploring the area!


  • Les premiers indices....

    From your hotel, explore the nearby little roads, the  port, Avenue des Hirondelles and the Boulevard Front de Mer. Then head west along the Boulevard Front de Mer.
    When you see the following, tick the box next to them on this page. Your next mission will then appear!
    HYERES (a second public domain image)
    • The French flag flying
    • A house with yellow shutters. This is the house of your contact, Jean Claude Vingt-deux. He has important information to give you.

    • A sign outside a shop advertising bikes for hire. You need a bike to get around.

    • A square surrounded by shops. Men are playing boules in the square.
  • Les interviews...

    birds' eye view (public domain)

      • Your contact has told you to ask people in the area in and around the Place JP Daviddi which is a busy square.
      • As you find each person, tick the box next to their name to reveal to reveal an interview with them.
      • Listen to the interview and answer the questions.
      • After each interview, a new person will appear for you to find. Keep searching!
    • FIND: A man in a yellow t-shirt and shorts who is helping a man on a ladder.
    • FIND: A fat white-haired man in orange shorts  holding a baguette and plastic bag.
    • FIND: A man in a yellow t-shirt next to a very expensive looking white car on the main road.
    • FIND: Three women and a black dog
      (Retrace your steps down the Avenue des Hirondelles)