YWCA of Halifax

Address: 1239 Barrington St, 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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All that glitters is not gold

A travel blog entry by spoonball on Sep 21, 2015

1 comment, 9 photos

... their full fall regalia. It makes me hopeful that we will see some serious color in the next 10 days on our Tauck tour of the Maritime Provinces.

We checked into Prince George Hotel in downtown Halifax about 7 pm. We unloaded all of what we had accumulated for 10 days (including five 12-packs of Tab for the Tauck tour bus). We definitely resembled the Beverly Hillbillies arriving in town.

We dined at The Keg, which had been ...

Day 18

A travel blog entry by charlotte.vardy on Jun 18, 2015

2 photos

... for but Scott found one and had it put on, no charge.
During the past two days the staff were very friendly and helpful even if their labor was pricey.

This evening I called three cousins Sheila, Sandra and Leslie - and ran out of minutes on my phone - I guess I was being charged $1 a minute - lst time I ever ran out of minutes but I guess it was roaming charges for long distance.


Saint John,New Brunswick to Boston, Massachusetts

A travel blog entry by erlandsen on Oct 09, 2014

4 comments, 10 photos

Arrived in Saint John at midday. This is situated on the Bay of Fundy, a 270 km long ocean bay that's home to the worlds highest tides (54 feet / 16 metres). We were greeted with a cool and wet morning. Set out on a tour of the town which was similar to what we had seen in other areas. We headed to the major tourist attraction, the Reversing Falls Rapids. With the tide rising by 28 feet in the day, at low tide the ...

Winning at Peggy Cove Lighthouse

A travel blog entry by tredders on Aug 17, 2014

1 comment, 35 photos

... and round.
We lunched at the Pier overlooking the Harbour I again had a Lobster roll which was good, I am sure going to miss the Lobster when we leave here.
After Lunch we drove down to a pretty little harbour called Blue Rocks Point. By then the weather had started to turn so we headed home..Kaff once again directing us back. We decided to camp at Tim Hortons again before going to the Campground as the wifi works good here. Awesome day, heading to Amhurst ...

Things our guidebooks didn't tell us

A travel blog entry by malloryharvie on Jun 27, 2014

... okay to get dirty, because they can and will get covered in dirt from the European streets

  • Book your train tickets in advance or you risk not having any spots left on the trains you want
  • Get to your train early to try and find a spot for your luggage
  • The Venice and Florence (and I'm assuming others) train stations have places where you can store your luggage for a flat fee for 5 hours and an hourly rate after that. They'll require your ...

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