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Peggy's Cove Morning Light Photo Tour
"Embark on a photography excursion to Peggy's Cove one of Canada's most iconic sites with the beautiful dawn rising up over the North Atlantic. Your driver will pick you up in a stylish 11-passenger Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van and head to the majestic Peggy's Cove Preservation Area. Your photographer guide will reveal the best hid share insights on making the most of your camera and showcase some of the rich history of the area through archival images maps movies and photographs purchased from the Nova Scotia Archives. Throughout the morning you will explore the lighthouse area
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Eastern Shore Photo Tour
"Journey along the coast that is often forgot about when people think of Halifax Nova Scotia - the stunning Eastern Shore!Just north and east from downtown along the Atlantic coast is the historic Eastern Shore with mesmerizing coastal landscapes historic Acadian villages fisherman at work throughout the morning and cold weathered surfers dancing on waves all along the coast.We will have this area all to yourselves with your local photographer pointing out the best spots for taking pictures and helping you make the most of your camera or device. We will maps movies and photographs courtesy of the NS Archives.A few of the spots we may visit include
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Go Boston Card
"Choose free entry to over 40 unique attractions and tours in Boston and its surrounds then let your Go Boston Card do the rest. You'll receive discounts and special offers on shopping dining and activities plus a 69-page guidebook to help you plan your Boston vacation. The Go Boston Card leaves you in control allowing you to have the best customized experience possible. The Go Boston Card is available for one two
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Downtown Halifax

VYTAIEMO is an Ukrainian greeting after which a statue is named placed in the Coastal Park opposite the Westin Hotel. It is dedicated to the centenary celebration of the Ukrainian immigrants that...
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Waterfront / Historic Properties

Most of the best attractions are within walking distance of each other. The Maritime Museum, the Citadel, Historic Properties and the restaurants and shops along the waterfront can all be accessed by...
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Halifax Harbour

The Halifax Port Authority key facilities are: -Fairview Cove Container Terminal -South End Container Terminal -Richmond Terminals -Ocean Terminals, piers A - A1 and piers 23-24 -Halifax Seaport....
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Historical Halifax

There are many universities in Halifax (e.g. Dalhousie University, University of King's College) and you can see students of many races along the streets of Halifax, making this a really cosmopolitan...
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Halifax Citadel

picture: View from the Citadel of Halifax and Dartmouth on the other side of the Bedford Basin. Halifax is the provincial capital of Nova Scotia and is home to the second largest natural harbour in...
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Taverns, Pubs & Clubs

Halifax's downtown is small and perfect for strolling around. It makes for the perfect pub crawl. It's also home to CFB Halifax, where sailors from all over the world come to. You'll meet them in all...
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Public Gardens

1.Alfredo's wine and Ho restaurant 2.the ice cream parlour on the Halifax boardwalk 3.King of Donairs restaurant (the best donairs in the know world) 4.of course the 'Gazebo' 5.my favorite fishing...
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Autumn Colours

One of my fondest memories of Halifax is the beautiful autumn colours of the trees and leaves. Usually autumn will reach full height in mid-October, but some leaves can still be seen till end of...
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Cape Breton

A trip around the Cabot Trail encompassing the tip of Cape Breton Island is well worth it. We had been on the coast of Ireland only two months earlier and were amazed at the similarities in the...
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Point Pleasant Park

Walk around and enjoy the great scenery and history of the place. The Point Pleasant Park is very nice and has alot of old ruins of forts. In the summer they run Shakespeare in the park, where they...
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Peggy's Cove

My fondest memory is of the very first time my dad took me to Peggy's Cove. My older brother teased me the whole way -- I was terribly upset. Then when we got up to the lighthouse and I saw the ocean,...
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Internet Access

Halifax Public Libraries have free internet access terminals *for patrons with a library card* at most of their 14 locations. If you have a library card, you can prebook a terminal online. Most...
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This amused me.

I have mentioned many times her on VT on many different pages about looking up as you walk round any given city, you will be amazed what you see. I was walking through downtown Halifax and I looked up...
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USEFUL LINKS and INFORMATION

Searching for information is rather simple at Halifax: just follow the ?-signs.Useful links:HalifaxHalifax AirportHalifax weatherHarbour Waterfront webcamFerry Terminal webcamHarbour Hopper webcamNS...
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Top Hotels in Halifax

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1725 Market Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 3N9, Canada
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1583 Brunswick Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 3P5, Canada
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1919 Upper Water Street, (formerly Casino Nova Scotia), Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 3Y5, Canada
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1266 Barrington Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 1Y5, Canada
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1515 South Park Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 2L2, Canada
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1649 Hollis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 1V8, Canada
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Top Things to Do in Halifax

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Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

It is literally impossible to go anywhere in downtown Halifax and not notice the Citadel as it is the most prominent feature in the city, set on a height which, I suppose, is why it is there in the...
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Alexander Keith's Brewery

It will come as no surprise to regular readers of my pages here on Virtual Tourist that Ilike the odd drink and so a suggested trip to the Alexander Keith Brewery in Halifax sounded right up my...
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Pier 21

The term "Pier 21" will probably not mean much to anyone outside Canada and indeed it meant absolutely nothing to me prior to visiting recently but to Canadians it is almost a symbol of nationhood as...
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Waterfront

I am no stranger to a drop of drink or a pub / bar as regular readers of my tips will attest and my preferred tipple is cider (Strongbow for preference and which I was glad to find readily available...
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Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

As part of the Museum of the Atlantic, which I have dealt with in a separate tip here and thouroughtly recommend, the traveller can also visit the CSS Acadia, which is an old sea-going vessel, the...
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Titanic Cemeteries

Three Halifax ships were involved in the task of recovering Titanic victims in April 1912. The "unsinkable" ship hit an iceberg on her maiden voyage and sank to the bottom of the ocean. April 15 1912...
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"Where Tvor Lives"
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"Halifax MY Home Town"
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"Fantastic Halifax"
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"What an excellent city."
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