YWCA of Halifax

Address: 1239 Barrington Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 1Y3, Canada | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the South End area of Halifax, is near Pier 21, Alexander Keith's Brewery, Brewery Market / Farmers Market, and St. Mary's Basilica.
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Travel Blogs from Halifax

Schmunky time in Halifax

A travel blog entry by ktchris on Sep 29, 2014

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... actually found a few that were pretty delicious which made me a happy Katie. They also brought us through the Dalhousie campus which was beautiful. A nice mix of historical and modern buildings with colorful Adirondack chairs everywhere. Last night we went to a convenience store that Sarah classified as the "You can’t tell me what to eat" store. It’s surrounded by student housing and filled with the best junk food you could possibly imagine ever eating. ...

I don't hootie tootie anymore

A travel blog entry by alicebeetle on Sep 12, 2014

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... was in the industrial section of the port rather than the more normal passenger area, a fleet of shuttle buses had been laid on to get us to the passenger terminal, where Pier 21 and all their tourist shops are. So we boarded one of the old London routemasters painted pink, or bright blue for the short hop. We didn't have a master plan for the day, but thought that the horse drawn tour of Halifax might be fun. After a walk through the Pier 22 warehouse which was full of ...

Fish, Fish, and more Fish!

A travel blog entry by madolph on Aug 16, 2014

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... bacon, but back bacon and some other type of pork and lettuce and dill pickles and dill potato chips from a bacon truck.  We really enjoyed the Brewery although were disappointed that they cancelled the tasting I had called about. They did offer us a huge discount on the tour though and that was really nice of them. If you are in Halifax, make sure to check this place out. The building is part of the original structure built in 1863 and they do a period ...

The first leg of the adventure has begun..

A travel blog entry by minaco on Jul 25, 2014


... was a medical emergency on board with a man suddenly starting to have a seizure. At this point we were less than two minutes from touch down. But, the WestJet flight crew jumped into action offering assistance to the passenger. By the time we reached the gate, EMS were on standby waiting to board the flight to help assist the passenger. In the end he was cleared for release. We hope he recovers quickly. Needless to say we were very ...

Canada Day

A travel blog entry by larry_shirley on Jul 01, 2014

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... a pastry, and then walked back up the hill towards the Citadel.

We left the RV park at 8:30 am so that we would be at the base of the Citadel for the start of the Canada Day parade at 10:30. It was not a long parade, but there were lots of great bands and marching groups which gave us a chance to see some of the acts in the Tattoo (more about the Tattoo later).

After the parade, we walked up the rest of ...

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