YWCA of Halifax

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

Halifax, Hailstones, but no Halibut Bones!

A travel blog entry by naomiriyo5423 on Aug 04, 2014

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... is based out of Lunenburg. The outstanding museum features life in a fishing community and commemorates the rich fishing heritage of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is definitely worth a visit.

We followed the coastal highway, stopping for photo ops for you-know-who, and made our way to Queensland Beach. Locals and tourists alike ...

The first leg of the adventure has begun..

A travel blog entry by minaco on Jul 25, 2014


... Dublin. We had a nice chat and before we knew it we had landed in St. John's. After a quick bathroom break we were boarding the connecting flight to Dublin. The plane was almost sold out, so most seats were taken. By the time we were in the air, the lights were dimmer and we tried to catch some rest. The remainder of the flight passed rather quickly and we were on the ground in Dublin by 6:45 a.m. One scary moment occurred while we were ...

A Nice Trap

A travel blog entry by sparsel on Jun 25, 2014

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Today began as a rainy and dreary day and we felt like it was the perfect day to hike because there would be less people and cooler. We had been told by several people that the coyotes are very aggressive and had killed people last year. We warned to to be cautious. We went out west to Cape Split and hiked 10km through a pretty forest which brought us to cliffs along the ocean. The cliff was a home to many Gulls. The cliff was pretty ...


A travel blog entry by thejens on Jun 04, 2014

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... that made the treacherous journey across the Atlantic. It gave us a good
impression of what Canada is all about and the diversity it has. There were
quite a few nice wee shops around there and a farmers market too which was nice
to have a walk through.

We have been quite
busy so have taken this afternoon and evening to rest and to prepare for our
departure up north tomorrow. We are driving to ...


A travel blog entry by kate99 on May 01, 2014

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... the next day to play there. On Saturday I went to the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, though most people seem to refer to it simply as Pier 21. Many of the new arrivals to Canada would present themselves at Pier 21 to go through customs and immigration procedures. During the first year of World War Two some children from England were evacuated to Canada to live out the war, until one of the ships carrying children ...

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