Wednesday, November 4, 2009

24 Hours Halifax

(Halifax is the capital of Nova Scotia, Canada.)

12 midnight - walk across the 1.6 km MacDonald Bridge

1am - do the ghost walk in Camp Hill Cemetery

2am- stroll on the boardwalk at Fishermen's Cove in Eastern Passage

3am- watch the moon rise over Halifax Harbour from the waterfront

4am- enjoy a wake-up coffee at Tim Horton's on Spring Garden Road

5am- visit the Farmer's Market at the Old Brewery

6am- watch the sun rise over the Atlantic Ocean at Sambo Head

7am- begin a kayak trip on the Shubenacadie Canal in Dartmouth

8am- take a ride on the Harbour ferry

9am- visit the Titanic exhibit at the Museum of the Atlantic

10am- visit the Titanic graves in the Fairview Cemetery

11am- take the Harbour Hopper tour of Halifax

12noon- watch(and hear) the gun ritual at the Halifax Citadel

1pm- swim at Black Rock beach (if you dare!)

2pm- enjoy lunch at a harbour-side cafe

3pm- parasail on the Bedford Basin

4pm- kite-surf at Lawrencetown Beach

5pm- climb the rocks at Peggy's Cove

6pm- enjoy a whale watching cruise

7pm- feed the red squirrels at Shubie Park

8pm- take a dinner cruise on the harbour

9pm- watch the sunset at Hartlin Point

10pm- attend Shakespeare in the Park play at Point Pleasant Park

11pm- watch a free cinema on the waterfront boardwalk

By Mary and Don Moore

Yup, that was my parents! Thanks, Mum and Dad! And now back to the UK for a very entertaining next 24 hours.

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