Fountain View Guest House
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We arrived a day early as part of Tauck's "Gift of Time" ... a bonus day before or after the trip, for loyal Tauck travelers. We checked into the Prince George Hotel last evening, after a long drive in from Saint John, New Brunswick. We dined across the street at The Keg, which came highly recommended on the Tauck Travel Forum. Thumbs up to those who suggested it; we like it too!
This morning ...
... with produce and flowers. It was much more. Artisans sold everything from inlayed wood products, jewelry and Beeswax products to food vendors of many ethnicities. I was still full from breakfast, so I couldn’t sample any of the luscious looking foods. So if you go there, go hungry.
Across the street from the market, next to the parking lot, there were bicycle racks ...
... us with no accommodation for our first night in Halifax. We had been saying for a while that since Halifax was our original destination, that when we arrived we would spend a night in a fancy hotel. So here we are conveniently needing a nights accommodation. The Lord Nelson hotel and suites it is! A beautiful 4 star hotel, which we upgraded to a suite so we could get white fluffy bathrobes. Totally worth the extra money. It was so nice to just relax, stay ...
When the curtains were thrown back a bright sunny day greeted us as we berthed in Halifax, Nova Scotia....... ......but as can be seen, the view from the balcony was not so good as we had to berth in the commercial port rather than the cruise terminal which was full. It didn't really matter as the port authorities laid on a free shuttle bus, which turned out to be an old London double decker to run us to the terminal which was a mere 2 minutes ...
... the tourist map, the public gardens were a must. The early settlers laid out about 17 square acres of pure Victorian gardens which have been kept up to this day. One could hein Chelmsford, or Harrogate, or Bath..... bandstands, little wooden bridges over small lakes with water features made from stylised cast iron dolphins spouting water; mallards drifting past in awkward threesomes, flowerbeds heavy with organised planting and ornate lead planters dripping with fuchsias. It was ...