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    All You Need To Know About Halifax

    The name of the Halifax was introduced in 1749 in the honor of Lord Halifax, who was president of the British Board of Trade. It was basically a community settled by Colonel Edward Cornwallis. The population of Halifax is around 360,000. Greater Halifax is home to 40 per cent of Nova Scotia’s residents, and is the largest city east of Montreal and north of Boston. The city is a hub of industries and some major industries in Nova Scotia are manufacturing, mining, fisheries, tourism, agriculture, and government services! Geography The city of Halifax is situated on the rocky southeast coast of Nova Scotia and the scenery of this place attracts…

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    Canada

    Acclaiming and Appreciating the Beauty of Canada!

    Travel makes our lives more beautiful and indeed makes it more lovely and lively. It is often considered as an activity that suits the need of getting rid of the usual monotony of life. It bestows several moments that can be enlivened at a later part of life. Destinations are wide and varied, to make a travel to. The choice to be made is always yours and is quite an important one to be made. Canada is indeed a good choice among the various enthralling locations all across the world. It is the world’s second largest nation and has several aspects to swank of. Situated in the continent of North…

  • Vancouver Aquarium
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    Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre Stanley Park

    The Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre located in Stanley Park is a public aquarium that is run by a self supporting not for profit organization. Apart from being a major tourist attraction in Vancouver, the aquarium is also an important center for marine research, conservation and marine animal rehabilitation. Currently, there are about 56 species of amphibians and reptiles, about 30,000 invertebrates, and 300 species of fish in the Vancouver Aquarium. In addition, it is home to three Pacific white-sided dolphins and six beluga whales, not to mention around 60 mammals and birds. Spread over 100,000 square feet, the aquarium uses 2.5 million gallons of water for its 150+ aquatic…

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    Place Royale, Magnificent Place During The Winter Season

    Place Royale in Québec City is part of the historic area that brought it recognition from the UNESCO in 1985 and a place among the World Heritage towns and cities. In fact, Place Royale is counted among the oldest settlements in North America, and it is considered to be the original birth place of French Civilization in this part of the world. Samuel de Champlain started construction of this city in 1608 at the foot of Cap Diamant, in an effort to make the first permanent settlement in New France. Rich merchants soon began to gravitate towards this place, which eventually gave the settlement it’s name of Place Royale. The…

  • Muttart Conservatory
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    Muttart Conservatory, Edmonton’s Premier Horticultural Attraction

    There are pyramids in Canada – True or False? False, you’d say with glee. There are pyramids in Egypt, not Canada, you would tell us rather patronizingly. And we’d look at you fondly and tell you that there are, in fact, pyramids in Canada, and that too in the middle of a garden! Muttart Conservatory The Muttart Conservatory, located in the North Saskatchewan River valley is home to four beautiful glass pyramids, which, in turn, house different botanical regions. There are two large pyramids and two small ones. The larger ones cover an area of 660 square meters and the smaller ones are 410 square meters in size. Three of…

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    Niagara Falls, The Most Powerful Waterfalls in North America

    Niagara Falls is not just one, but a series of three falls, namely the Horseshoe Falls, the American Falls, and the Bridal Veils Falls. While the Niagara falls are the most powerful waterfalls in North America, you’ll be surprised to know that they aren’t very high. Their sheer power comes from their width, as more than six million cubic feet of water tumbles over the crest line every minute during high flow. The Niagara Falls have captured the imagination of millions of tourists and fascinated the brave spirit of adventurers. Nobody could ever guess that the falls, which had been primarily devoted to commercial purposes, would become one of the…

  • Manitoba Planetarium
    Canada

    Manitoba Planetarium, Enjoy a Realistic Recreation of The Night Sky

    To encourage discovery, appreciation and understanding of Manitoba, the world and the universe,” that is the mission statement of the Manitoba Planetarium, and over the last 4 decades it has become evident that they take their work very seriously. They provide nothing less than an out of this world experience (literally!) to the visitors who step into the Planetarium. The shows at The Planetarium are designed to impart knowledge regarding the universe to their visitors. However, this is not done in a boring or theoretical fashion. In fact, you are encouraged to imagine yourself as brave explorers setting out on a voyage beyond the frontiers of the realm of earth.…

  • Halifax Citadel
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    Halifax Citadel, National Historic Site Nova Scotia Canada

    Wherever you might be in Halifax, at whatever corner of the town you may be located in, when you look up, you will see the Citadel, a distinctive structure rising up majestically in the skyline. Getting here is also very easy. All you have to do is climb the hill that dominates the center of this city, and soon enough you find yourself closing in on the star shaped fortress. If you are on the harbor side, there are stairs leading to the fortress and if you wish to drive, there are two narrow roads leading up the hill. In the 18th century Halifax held the reputation for being one…

  • Gibson House Museum
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    Gibson House Museum, A Historical Museum in Toronto

    The Gibson House Museum is one of the 10 historic museums that are operated by the City of Toronto. It was built in 1851, and was the home of the Scottish immigrant David Gibson and his family. David Gibson was a land surveyor who is known for his contribution towards mapping Toronto in its early days, which eventually lead to a settlement in Ontario’s wilderness. For his participation in the failed Upper Canada rebellion, he earned the wrath of the government. His house was destroyed and he was banished from Upper Canada, and for this reason he fled to New York. He lived with his family in Lockport, New York…

  • Fort Edmonton Park
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    Fort Edmonton Park, The Largest Living Museum in Canada

    Fort Edmonton Park is the largest living museum in Canada and it may take quite a few visits and return visits for you to appreciate the recreation of Canada’s past. It is an intriguing as well as interesting walk down memory lanes as you get the see what Edmonton looked like at various stages in its history from the time it was a fur trade post up to the glorious days when it became a metropolitan city after the first world war. Here, you can see the locations of some the first fur trading posts, see how a beaver hat is made, see an old fashioned soda fountain, and have…