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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... of serenity, peace, and relaxation.
Halifax is the largest seaport in the Atlantic Maritime Provinces. This well protected natural harbor with the favorable major fishing grounds and shipping lanes made it the successful financial and commercial center of the region.
Not far from Halifax is Peggy's Cove with its lighthouse that was built in 1914 and still in operation today. It's one of the tourist highlights for visitors ...

Happy to be in Halifax!

A travel blog entry by bigfoot_travels on Sep 07, 2014

2 comments, 26 photos

... something new each time!!

The campsite was a delightful small, 25 sites on the banks of St Mary's River. It was lovely to hear the loons, eagles & kingfishers so we stayed 2 nights. The weather closed in the next day & it was foggy & socked in for most of our drive along the coast into Halifax. It was such a shame because the road was right on the coast, winding round ...


A travel blog entry by barbo on Sep 02, 2014

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... French and British. Many battles have been fought in the area to gain posession but Halifax was founded in 1749 as a British military garrison. During the American Revolution, there were exciting days of rum running and privateering which we were told was different from pirating …same result but it was sanctioned by the government. The Scotch and Irish displaced from their homelands were also significant immigrants ...

Fish, Fish, and more Fish!

A travel blog entry by madolph on Aug 16, 2014

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... frigid so I'm glad we changed into pants and sweaters. We got to see the Canadian Naval Fleet and see the harbour from a totally different perspective. My parents also seemed to make friends on the boat so we all had a good time! Mark and I really couldn't leave Halifax without experiencing the Lower Deck pub which was right beside our hotel. Live music drew us in and the ale was delicious! For the first time in a long time, we didn't feel like the ...

Two Weeks Up the Coast

A travel blog entry by steveandclair on May 31, 2014

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... 8217;s Vineyard. Captain Steve and I were so excited to have a chance
to make port close to family and spend our first day off in over 2 weeks with
our loved ones. What a thrilling opportunity it was to pull into land mid-delivery
and be greeted by family, almost all of Steve’s immediate family were on island
and my mother and sister, Amy, ferried over to join us for a full day of
celebration. In typical fashion we ate and drank the day ...

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