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Halifax is the capital of the Canadian province Nova Scotia. Its quaint and walkable downtown area, located on the waterfront, makes for a spectacular stop en route to or from the famed Cabot Trail. Halifax is so lively and full of students, locals, and tourists alike. I spent the day exploring while stopping over in…
WW2 Convoys in the Battle of the Atlantic: A Tribute
A tribute to the Allied Merchant Navy in WW2, this article describes the convoy tactic that was fundamental during the Battle of the Atlantic (1939–1945) as a defense against the German U-Boats and their so-called wolf packs. The losses to shipping escalated until 1942, when at last the Allies were able to tilt the balance.
Halifax Citadel National Historic Site
See 356 photos from 1949 visitors about tours, landmarks, and history museums. "Do the tour as it's very investing and informative. take kids to the..."
Halifax and Titanic
The story of Titanic ’s tragic sinking on April 15, 1912, has been told countless times in films and books, inscribing it into popular culture as perhaps the best-known disaster of all-time. When Titanic went down off the coast of Newfoundland, the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, was the base from which recovery operations were mounted. Eventually, 337 bodies were recovered, the majority of them by ships dispatched from Halifax. Of this total, 128 were buried at sea and 209 were delivered to…
Nova Scotia with Kids - 12 Things to do in Halifax with Kids
The top 12 Halifax kids activities | Planning a trip to Nova Scotia with kids? Check out all these fun things to do in Halifax with kids (incl. the best Halifax family hotels, restaurants and more.
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