'''Discover''' is Wikitravel's heading for '''strange but true trivia''' about destinations and events.
[[Image:Bern old town clock.jpg|100px|right]]* The Zytglogge clock tower ('' pictured'' ) in [[ Berne]] plays an '''animatronic show''' each full hour and the locals are proud to tell you it's "the '''longest running act in show business'''".* A local joke has it that [[ New Orleans]] really does have four seasons: ''' Summer, Hurricane, Christmas, and Mardi Gras'''. * The day trip by train from [[ Salta]] up in the mountains and back is aptly named ' 'tren a las nubes'' - '''the train to the clouds'''.[[File: Aksum church.jpg|100px|right]]* According to a legend, Church of St. Mary of Zion ('' pictured'' ) in [[Aksum]], [[ Ethiopia]] is the ''' repository of the Ark of the Covenant'''.* The yearly [[ Calgary]] Stampede fills the city with ''' Western-themed events''', the most popular being the '''rodeo and chuckwagon races.''' <nowiki>July 6-15 2012</nowiki>* [[ Galway]] is ''' nicknamed "The City of the Tribes".'''[[File: Kujukurihama_Beach.JPG|100px|right]]* Kujukuri-hama (九十九里浜) beach (''pictured'') in [[Chiba (prefecture)|Chiba]] is , for many travelers (coming in from east), their ''' first glimpse of Japan''' : it's the long coastline you see from the plane coming in over the Pacific into Narita.* In [[ Bundaberg]] rum distillery you can take an interactive tour and learn about the ''' history of rum making''' .* The ''' old town hall''' in [[Leipzig]] was built in 1556 in Renaissance style and remains one of Germany's largest. The position of the tower follows the ''' ancient ideal of "golden mean".'''[[File: Buddha Park.JPG|100px|right]]* Buddha Park ('' pictured'' ) outside [[Vientiane]] is a ''' bizarre outdoor collection of huge concrete sculptures of Buddhist and Hindu deities and real and imaginary beasts.'''* Maritiman in [[ Gothenburg]] calls itself ''' "the world' s biggest floating museum of ships"'' ' and consists of 19 boats of all sizes.
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