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...

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  • 2. Driving

    Driving in Halifax is rather easy. You have to be aware which lane to choose well in advance and at some crossings the traffic lights are located behind the crossing; at other spots before the...

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  • 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...

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  • 4. ~ Hurricanes and Tropical Storms ~

    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...

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  • 5. CONSTRUCTION season

    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...

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  • 6. 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...

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  • 7. 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...

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  • 8. 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...

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  • 9. 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...

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  • 10. 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...

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  • 11. 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...

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  • 12. 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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