Halifax was Canada's first permanent British town, and it is located on the shores of the world's second largest natural harbour. And it is precisely this harbour that will be highlighted from July 19 to 23, 2012
, as it plays host to the Halifax Tall Ships Festival.
This festival, which was last hosted in Halifax in 2009, will see more than 40
tall ships from 30
countries docking in the harbour. So in addition to the sights of Halifax, you can take in the action of the festival from different points along the city's delightful boardwalk...In addition to the Tall Ships Festival, Halifax is also an official port of the Tall Ships Challenge -Atlantic Coast 2012 Race. This year's event commemorates the bicentennial of the War of 1812, an important period of history for the people of Canada and the United States...Only one Cruise Ship in Halifax..07/19 2012 ..Carnival Glory ..If you have never seen a Tall Ship Parade of Sail..It should be on your Bucket List..Awesome