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, Nova Scotia

A travel blog entry by lindagraves on Oct 08, 2014

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... most of the victims of the Titanic. Two of its residents were on the ship, but only one survived. The man was a young businessman who had made a lot of money. He was also a philanthropist who wrote a will just prior to leaving for Europe. The will left his large home to be used to benefit the women and children of Halifax. He also was concerned about income inequality, and believed that if people lived, shopped ...

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada - Day 2

A travel blog entry by geoffbro on Sep 25, 2014

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... yard. All were double story, made out of a combination of brick and timber on the same house. I couldn’t get any photos because of the glare of the sun through the bus window. Some of the houses looked like my doll house style. While the houses were close together, actually I think some of them were touching, they didn’t look like their neighbours house.


Coming home

A travel blog entry by u2shadow on Sep 17, 2014

... long a wait.  Got thru security - wandered around a little in the stores - by the time we saw where our gate and walked seemingly forever, it was almost boarding time.  (By the time we went back to a Boots and picked up some chocolate and water, they were starting to board).  The plane was a little late taking off - I think about a half ...

An interesting city with much to tell ...

A travel blog entry by aspqrz on Jul 11, 2014

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... who had gone out with the first recovery ship to take up survivors and bodies from the Titanic, and who ended up burying (holding services at sea) many of the bodies at sea because there weren't enough caskets or body bags (or what passed for such in those days - some of the lessons learnt from the Titanic spread, and the idea of bags for the possessions of the dead and bags to hold the bodies was, evidently, one of them ... developed ...

A Museum, Lunch, and More of the Boardwalk

A travel blog entry by larry_shirley on Jun 29, 2014

2 comments, 31 photos

... buried at sea.

The Halifax Explosion occurred in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, on the morning of December 6, 1917. SS Mont-Blanc, a French cargo ship fully loaded with wartime explosives, was involved in a collision with the Norwegian vessel SS Imo in the Narrows, a strait connecting the upper Halifax Harbor to Bedford ...

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