YWCA of Halifax

1239 Barrington Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 1Y3, Canada | Hostel
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A travel blog entry by amybrazier


... interested in the Halifax Explosion and Titanic exhibits. I certainly didn't realise that the bodies found from the Titanic were taken to Halifax. Many of the bodies were buried in and around Halifax. We viewed many artefacts that were recovered from the water when the Titanic sunk including a piece of the grand staircase. The Museum also had a bird there called Merlin who was quite the character and was part of a pirate exhibition.

- Finished the day with ...

En route to Halifax

A travel blog entry by twodeesmail


... to include a seriously muddy hill which almost swallowed the Civic!! Thankfully we were able to get unstuck & reverse down the hill as we were in the middle of absolutely nowhere with certainly no tow truck in the vicinity. We have heard from many Nova Scotians that this year they have been in "Snowva Scotia " & icky road conditions are the end result! While the potholes & frost heaves have been horrendous, we have so far managed to not pop any tires or bend any ...

Halifax and Peggy's Cove

A travel blog entry by amybrownstein


... and was not for sale. We quickly realized we were out of our zone of shopping comfort and left for greener pastures.

We dined on lobsters at Ryers Wholesale location. Here we saw orange, blue, speckled and brown lobster in addition to the red ones we ate with raw oysters. We enjoyed the delicious meal while sitting outside in view of the cove.

On the drive back to the ship, we stopped at the home of a book author who turned the legend of Peggy ...

Travel to Halifax, Nova Scotia and beyond

A travel blog entry by c.i.222


... one can be sure of his actions or motives on the boat deck of Titanic but many people made up their own minds. Ismay kept a low profile for the rest of his life and died in London in 1937.


The last leg of Pan America Overland

A travel blog entry by panamericalandy


... in the same vehicle? Maybe, maybe not. One thing is for sure; when it comes to overlanding there is no perfect vehicle in our opinion. If one is going to venture off road for much of the trip (and why not?) then a seriously tough 4x4 is the answer.
If one is going to stick to reasonable roads then a campervan along the lines of a Mercedes Sprinter or similar seems like a good option. Some of these derivatives one can get in 4 wheel drive versions too ...


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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