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sdolliver October 6th, 2003 08:11 AM

greetings from Halifax
 
Hi everyone. I am a fellow cruiser who just happens to live in Halifax. Yes we have survived hurricane Juan and we are back to welcoming any cruisers who happen upon our great city. We have some trees down but our spirits are still up. Most everyone has their power restored now and we look forward to a great tourist season this fall. So welcome to all who come to visit. Just for interests sake I will be going on another cruise myself in Nov. and hubby and I are off to the Carribean. Happy cruising. If anyone has any questions re Halifax just feel free to email me. Sharon

W770496 October 6th, 2003 09:24 AM

Re: greetings from Halifax
 
Does it make any sense to visit the Public Gardens? Last time I was there they were so nice, not sure how they look now after Juan

salem5050 October 7th, 2003 08:04 PM

Re: greetings from Halifax
 
I was just there last Wed. the public gardens are closed, from the storm.

Mary Margaret

Mary Lou October 15th, 2003 10:08 PM

Re: greetings from Halifax
 
Hi,
We are coming up on Oct. 19th sailing. Could you please tell me what to expect for weather.
Thank you.
Mary Lou

Tammy G. November 19th, 2003 07:27 PM

Re: greetings from Halifax
 
We are planning on visiting Halifax and Nova Scotia in July for my in-laws 40th wedding anniversary and our 10th. Tell me what we could not live without seeing and keep in mind we have small children in tow from 3-10. Also after being on 6 caribean cruises I would like to know what the weather may be like at the end of July.

Cgurl April 14th, 2004 11:06 PM

Re: greetings from Halifax
 
i am cruising in july 04 for my grandparents 50th there are about 30 people goin and the kids age range is between 2 and 21. I was wondering what events there would be for kids and teens in halifax and st. johns. also i was wondering what the weather would be like in july. i would appreciate some info thanks

hcat April 15th, 2004 01:56 PM

Re: greetings from Halifax
 
What are the sights we should see--husb like historic sites, forts etc, but I do not want to be outside too long if it is Cold!

cruisecrazy April 29th, 2004 02:52 AM

Re: greetings from Halifax
 
I will only say that the weather won't be cold but very warm around July and u will enjoy it. The summer there is just like the northern US. As for sites to see & places to go, etc.etc please read the other postings that outline just that... Happy cruisin'!

Just4Kian May 9th, 2004 02:04 PM

Re: Re: greetings from Halifax
 
Is the downtown area far away from the Cruise docking area? I might want to visit the natural museum and then try to find some seafood lunch. :)


Mask May 11th, 2004 06:21 AM

Re: greetings from Halifax
 
Hey, sdolliver, we too are from Halifax and cruising Western Caribbean Nov 27. When are you going?

SKian, fyi: you will be docked in the downtown area and can follow the boardwalk around the harbour where there's lots of great food and great shopping. There's also the Martime Museum of the Atlantic which is interesting -- it has a section on the Titanic. There's also the natural museum which is a little further away but easily accessible.

Deb


Parrot Mom May 11th, 2004 07:46 AM

Re: greetings from Halifax
 
You people in Halifax rock!!! If anybody sees Clark from Casino taxi...tell him some Bostonians send their regards...


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