Travel Blogs from Halifax, Canada

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French Connection, British Too, Halifax, Canada travel blog

French Connection, British Too

A travel blog entry by spoonball

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... when it’s 9:00 in Halifax, it’s 9:30 in Saint John’s, Newfoundland. Nicknames: 1.Those born in Halifax call themselves Haligonians. 2.Those born elsewhere in Nova Scotia refer to themselves as Bluenosers, after the famous ...

Halifax, Halifax, Canada travel blog

Halifax

A travel blog entry by pygmypuff

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... to the Maritime Museum.  We were most interested in the Titantic exhibit.  Did you know that cable boats from Halifax were hired after the Titantic disaster to recover bodies from the Atlantic? After the Maritime Museum, we had a great lunch at ...

Our Titanic Day, Halifax, Canada travel blog

Our Titanic Day

A travel blog entry by thepjs

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We had an amazing day today. Scott was a wonderful tour guide and drove all day showing us famous tourist spots and the most beautiful little towns and countryside. We went to the cemetery where some of the Titanic passengers are buried, so sad. We ...

Halifax, Halifax, Canada travel blog

Halifax

A travel blog entry by rdizy

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... million immigrants to Canada), and had a tasting at the Garrison brewery. Then we wondered up to the Citadel to take in the Halifax Highland Games.  This was probably a little smaller than I expected, but it did have some bands (nothing like at ...

I'm going to die!, Halifax, Canada travel blog

I'm going to die!

A travel blog entry by kimrobinson

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My body feels terrible ... I ache and I'm weak ... think I'm coming down with something. Full of cold and flu symptoms I spend the morning in bed sleeping. God this traveling lark is hard work. My body is worn out and it's only the end of ...

A True Nova Scotian Experience, Halifax, Canada travel blog

A True Nova Scotian Experience

A travel blog entry by craig.d.work

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... on the docket. Nothing much to report on the laundry but we fit in a swim at the pool before making our way back into Halifax for a day of fun.  We started at the Citadel with a brief walk around the outside and some photos. Next we cruised back to ...

Rain, rain go away, Halifax, Canada travel blog

Rain, rain go away

A travel blog entry by kimrobinson

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As regular my wake up call was the bin collection and the fog horn. Getting used to the long deep horn, sounds kind of comforting now to hear it. Oh and if I listen the rain is back too; I can hear cars driving past in the wet. I'd got up early ...

A windy walk, Halifax, Canada travel blog

A windy walk

A travel blog entry by kimrobinson

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... along the perimeter allowed views of McNabs Island, the open ocean oh and one hell of a wind. Some more pictures of Halifax homes, this time some massive beauties on the old English settlement on the south end of town. . Walking back through ...

Peggy's Cove has many

Peggy's Cove has many "engaging" qualities...

A travel blog entry by craig.d.work

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... the time was a bit more respectful, we decided we should get up and get going so that we could get in a full day in Halifax. After reading through a few different travel guides, we figured we could easily spend two days in Halifax, if not more. At 9:00 ...

Second Biggest Port, Halifax, Canada travel blog

Second Biggest Port

A travel blog entry by pygmypuff

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Sydney, Australia has the biggest ocean port and Halifax is the world's second largest! We spent the day in downtown Halifax today, walking by the water and the surrounding ...

And she's off, over the first hurdel!, Halifax, Canada travel blog

And she's off, over the first hurdel!

A travel blog entry by kimrobinson

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... . A tour and the sounding of the noon gun I noticed it had stopped raining and the fog had lifted to reveal a view across Halifax and the harbour. (To be completed - food calling!) Sorry, just noticed all the errors in the spelling and typing above, never ...

Halifax, Halifax, Canada travel blog

Halifax

A travel blog entry by starlagurl

Did not stay long, because there was some sort of outbreak of a disease that infects children. We pretty much saw the Bluenose, and then ...

Meandering along the coastal route, Halifax, Canada travel blog

Meandering along the coastal route

A travel blog entry by craig.d.work

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... . Carrying on we had a brief stop for lunch at a municipal picnic area and we plodded along to find a KOA Kampsite just west of Halifax for a few nights.  Sorry this is a short one but we really didn't do much... It was more of a recharge day before ...

Nova Scotia, Halifax, Canada travel blog

Nova Scotia

A travel blog entry by dmcnaught

Photos from this trip have gone to facebook. http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=255412&l=08887& ;id=506188082 ...

Checking In on Our Contact List. Want to Stay On?, Halifax, Canada travel blog

Checking In on Our Contact List. Want to Stay On?

A travel blog entry by donnajimtravels

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... you. After having escaped winter for that 2012-2013 year, Jim especially is finding winters difficult here in Nova Scotia, Canada. When I say difficult, I mean he whinges regularly and wants nothing to do with shovelling or loading up the wood stove ever ...

Musings About Our 9-Month Trip, Halifax, Canada travel blog

Musings About Our 9-Month Trip

A travel blog entry by donnajimtravels

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... for me then out to the airport for our much anticipated flight home! We endured a very long trip from Cape Town to Halifax (through Dubai) - 35 hours of travel missing out on two nights of sleep including one 13-hour flight of never-ending screaming ...

Cruising towards Canda, Halifax, Canada travel blog

Cruising towards Canda

A travel blog entry by cazzah

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Slow start to the day at Sea heading to our next port of Halifax in Nova Scotia, Canada. Johnny went to learn to dance classes!! And then later in the day we played bridge. Still talking to one another!! We are still meeting some very interesting people ...

BEAUTIFUL HALIFAX, Halifax, Canada travel blog

BEAUTIFUL HALIFAX

A travel blog entry by mek1

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HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA,  OCTOBER 21, 2015 The French discovered Halifax in 1604 and lived here peacefully farming until the British came in the 1700’s and claimed the area for Britain.  The area was inhabited by native Indians called ...

Mum and Dad's visit Part 3, Halifax, Canada travel blog

Mum and Dad's visit Part 3

A travel blog entry by vicki.j.gracia

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...  there are also some artifacts  which were recovered from the Titanic.There was   also a display about the Halifax Explosion which occured in 1917. Two ships were in the harbour and they collided causing a huge explosion that reduced ...

Brief Stop Home, Mason's Point, Canada travel blog

Brief Stop Home

A travel blog entry by donnajimtravels

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I think Jim and I are pretty good travelers but man, oh man, our own bed sure felt good that first night we climbed into it! Well, and every night since then, too. Am I getting old? Resistant to change? Is the draw of comfort, family, friends, home, ...

5 Days in Halifax, Halifax, Canada travel blog

5 Days in Halifax

A travel blog entry by bpames

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... in the world.     We concluded our time in Halifax with a tour of Pier 21.  Halifax’s ice free harbour was Canada’s principle Immigration port, and Pier 21 was where a million new Canadians from Europe took their first step ...

What a GREAT Day!, Hubbards, Canada travel blog

What a GREAT Day!

A travel blog entry by mga60tw

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... afternoon. We took the ferry over from PEI which was an easy way to get to Nova Scotia. We managed to make a wrong turn near Halifax and it cost us an hour of time. But we arrived safely and got set up in the campground. It is a big campground with a lot ...

Last of the Pictures from the Hubbards area, Hubbards, Canada travel blog

Last of the Pictures from the Hubbards area

A travel blog entry by mga60tw

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Our last day on the south side of Nova Scotia was spent traveling over to the north side. The Bay of Fundy is along the coast. The tide does change but nothing like Hopewell Rock, our timing was wrong and all we saw was water. We visited several little ...

The Lead Up...and the Departure, Halifax, Canada travel blog

The Lead Up...and the Departure

A travel blog entry by mikechristie

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We have been planning this trip for two years now, ever since we learned the kids would have a two-week break in February.  We figured Maui was about the best place we could get to on points where it would be warm enough to swim in February.   ...

Wir sind da!, Halifax, Canada travel blog

Wir sind da!

A travel blog entry by pf_on_the_road

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... so riecht, aber sehr gemütlich. Kurzes aufwärmen und trocknen (weil Regen!), dann gehts zum kurzen Sightseeing per Auto durch Halifax. An der Waterfront essen wir, dann ist Matthias endgültig müde - und wir auch! Zum bloggen hats noch gereicht... Wir ...

Wasserschlacht, Halifax, Canada travel blog

Wasserschlacht

A travel blog entry by pf_on_the_road

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... fuhren dem Küstenweg entlang nach Halifax. Dort angekommen, bezogen wir das Flughafenhotel und machten uns auf nach Halifax Downtown. Nach den letzten Souvenireinkäufen waren wir nochmals bei Maria eingeladen. Mary war auch auf Besuch bei ...

Canada Day. Like the Fourth of July, but colder., Halifax, Canada travel blog

Canada Day. Like the Fourth of July, but colder.

A travel blog entry by dejm3

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... to make amends for stealing all the land. We had a nice dinner down by the wharf and positioned ourselves an hour early for the Canada Day fireworks.  They lasted 12 minutes.  Yay Halifax. Off to Cape Breton Island.  Pray for sun, ...

Relaxing doing nothing at Alt Hotel, Halifax, Canada travel blog

Relaxing doing nothing at Alt Hotel

A travel blog entry by lilmont

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     Watching TV in the hotel Simmons King size bed puts you to sleep in two seconds dead flat didn't wake till 7.00am for the usual and last coffee in bed at the Best Western Plus Dartmouth Hotel & Suites. Glad we stayed here it ...

Road Trip Home to NS - We met Malcolm!, Halifax, Canada travel blog

Road Trip Home to NS - We met Malcolm!

A travel blog entry by nickie_sea

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Katastrophentourismus 1

Katastrophentourismus 1 "Titanic"

A travel blog entry by pf_on_the_road

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... entlang des Piers gemacht. Nach einer kurzen Fährüberfahrt nach Dartmouth (Schwesternstadt) bestaunten wir die Skyline von Halifax bei einem kühlen Kaffee. Abends das grosse "Highlight" Wir waren bei Maria, der Tochter von Mary aus YVR zum ...

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