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

Halifax; a city worth visiting twice in one year

A travel blog entry by c.i.222 on Sep 23, 2014

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... is the only port on this cruise where we are spending more than nine hours.

SEP 25, Thu:

HALIFAX was founded in 1749 when Colonel Edward Cornwallis with 2,500 settlers established this colony that was the birthplace of British Canada.
The current population of Halifax is 373k, and they lIve on a mostly hilly terrain. It is the 14th largest city in Canada.
The tourist attractions are many, but I ...

Happy to be in Halifax!

A travel blog entry by bigfoot_travels on Sep 07, 2014

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Days on Road: 15weeks
Travel by motorhome: 11,005km
Travel by car: 4,812km
Total km: 15,817km
New Wildlife sightings: lots of Rabbits & Pheasants around Sherbrooke area

On our way to Halifax we stopped for 2 nights in Sherbrooke Village, it's now a museum but was a real village of the 1860's gold rush time, in fact some homes are still private. It's really authentic & like a walk back ...


A travel blog entry by barbo on Sep 02, 2014

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Had a bit of a fitful sleep with the eerie, half-lit fog outside the balcony and the Titanic on my mind…bit silly, but I'll have a good sleep tomorrow night…anyway even foggier this morning as we draw into Halifax. Yet another guide dressed up – this time in a kilt – the reason….Nova Scotia is latin for New Scotland. The harbour at Halifax is the second largest natural harbour in the world ...

South Shore saunters in Nova Scotia

A travel blog entry by mcroberts on Jun 24, 2014

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Nova Scotia is a great province. There is continuously something for everyone to discover in this beautiful natural landscape. Nova Scotia has a very rich history. On this trip to the South Shore, we went to the Hank Snow Home Town Museum in Liverpool, had lunch at Charlotte Lane in Shelburne, visited the Loyalist settlement in Shelburne, visited Lawrencetown and Martinique Beaches on the Eastern Shore, and stayed ...

Halifax and Peggy's Cove

A travel blog entry by amybrownstein on Sep 26, 2013

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... explosion. It affected two square miles and had the force is small atomic bomb. Some two thousand people were killed and over 9000 injured. The French crew bailed and all but one survived. Had the crew sailed the ship away from the crowded part of the harbor, most of the tragedy could have been avoided. Many memorials can be found throughout the city.

Next we visited The Titanic Cemetery, where the headstones are placed to resemble the outline of a ...

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