YOU CAN EDIT THIS PAGE! Just click any blue "Edit" link and start writing!

Changes

Jump to: navigation, search

Wikitravel:Discover

344 bytes removed, 02:40, 8 April 2013
m
Reverted edits by Gold Membership Only (Talk) to last version by IBAlex
'''Discover''' is Wikitravel's heading for '''strange but true trivia''' about destinations and events.
Wikitravel will start also featuring interesting [[Travel topics| travel topics]] in this section.
==Criteria==
<!--START-->
[[Image:Bern old town clock.jpg|100px|right]]* The Zytglogge clock tower (Sometimes referred to as the '''Tibet of the Americas'pictured'') in , [[BerneBolivia]] plays an '''animatronic show''' each full hour and is one of the locals are proud to tell you it's most "remote"countries in the '''longest running act in show business'''"Western hemisphere.* A local joke has it that [[New OrleansFlagstaff]] really does have four seasons: is '''Summer, Hurricane, Christmas, and Mardi Gras'''.* The day trip by train from stretched out along historic [[SaltaRoute 66]] up in the mountains and back is aptly named ''tren a las nubes'' , which runs roughly east- '''the train to the clouds'''west.[[File:Aksum churchGhana_Elmina_slave_castle.jpg|100px|right]]* According to a legendBuilt in 1482, Church of St. Mary of Zion (the '''oldest European structure in Africa'pictured'') in [[Aksum]], [[EthiopiaElmina]] is the Castle (''pictured''repository ) was a notorious slave fort used for moving slaves onto ships bound for other parts of the Ark of the Covenant'''world.* The yearly When visiting the [[CalgaryFaroe Islands]] Stampede fills the city with you are '''Western-themed events''', never more than 5 km (3 miles) away from the most popular being the '''rodeo and chuckwagon racesocean.''' <nowiki>July 6-15 2012</nowiki>* In [[GalwayTrapani]] is you can learn about the '''nicknamed "The City history of salt manufacturing by visiting the Tribes".Museum of Salt'''.[[File:Kujukurihama_BeachDSC02079.JPG|100px|right]]* Kujukuri-hama (九十九里浜) beach [[Urumqi]] (''pictured'') in [[Chiba (prefecture)|Chiba]] is, quite famous for many travelers (coming in from east), their its claim that it is the '''first glimpse of Japanmost inland major city in the world''': it's , that being the long coastline you see farthest from the plane coming in over the Pacific into Naritaany ocean.* In The Caribbean island of [[BundabergSaba]] rum distillery you can take an interactive tour and learn about is known as "The Unspoiled Queen" due to the '''history protection of rum makingits unique ecosystem.'''.* The In [[Tbilisi]] you can '''old town hallclimb up to the ruins''' in [[Leipzig]] was built in 1556 in Renaissance style and remains one of Germany's largest. The position of the tower follows the once-great Narikala Fortress for a '''ancient ideal panoramic view of "golden mean".the city below'''.[[File:Buddha ParkFood Beavertail.JPG|100px|right]]* Buddha Park (In [[Canada]], '''beaver tails'pictured'') outside [[Vientiane]] are not necessarily made out of the animal. It is also a name for a '''bizarre outdoor collection of huge concrete sculptures of Buddhist and Hindu deities and real and imaginary beasts.fried dough topped with icing sugar''' (''pictured'').* Maritiman in The Scottish island of [[GothenburgEasdale]] calls itself is home to the '''"the worldWorld Stone-Skimming Championships.'s biggest floating museum of ships"''' and consists of 19 boats of all sizes.
<br clear="right" />

Navigation menu