Halifax Warnings and Dangers

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  • 1. Safety

    Halifax is a very safe city overall. Areas to stay clear of include Gottingen (only at night...during day is not horrible at all and there is a major police detachment right there), Uniacke Square...

  • 2. Driving

    During my 2012 visit I noticed many areas with ongoing construction or better said: demolition. Some historical buildings suddenly are gone forever. I hope some landmarks will be saved. Nova Centre...

  • 3. Peggy's Cove

    When enjoying the breathtaking view of Nova Scotoa's Coastline beware of the dangers of huge rogue waves. Although some of the coastline melts into wide beaches most has a very rugged cliff stewn...

  • 4. Weather

    Since 1901 Nova Scotia has averaged a land falling tropical storm or hurricane once every 2 1/2 years. The winds can be extremely high and the rains extremely heavy. If you happen to be visiting and...

  • 5. Hills

    If you are staying in Downtown Halifax, get used to going up and down hills. Though hardly a brutal climb, it is something to be aware of if you are from flat...

  • 6. Honey, We are not in Halifax anymore

    At times you may step into a time machine and land way back at a different spot on the globe.Halifax is a booming location for shooting movies, due the the mild...

  • 7. Young Halligonians (a good warning)

    The people of Halifax (they call themselves Halligonians) are very outgoing and friendly. It's easy to feel welcome when you visit this world-class city abeam...

  • 8. Mountain Goat city

    While not as hilly as, say, St. John's in Newfoundland, Downtown Halifax and Dartmouth do have a few pretty steep hills. Citadel hill rises above the harbour so...

  • 9. Panhandlers

    You will see a lot of Panhandles in Halifax. That's because Halifax is the centre of the Maritimes and there is no where else that a panhadler would be able to...

  • 10. Make sure you have enough time...

    There is no way to see everything this great city has to offer in just one or two days. Plan on spending a fair amount of time here. If that's not...

  • 11. Check Your Map Closely!

    During 2002 there was an instance when a young couple from England set off for their dream wedding in Sydney, Australia. They got a very good deal on the air...

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