Nova Scotia winter storm is a great chance to take beautiful winter pictures

Nova Scotia winter of 2015 turned out to be one of the snowiest winters in recent years. It was also a winter that had sustained temperatures below freezing and that caused a lot of snow accumulations over time. Usually Nova Scotia winters have many freeze and thaw cycles that allow snow to melt away and […]

New Year’s Day Reception at Government House in Halifax, Nova Scotia

New Year’s Day reception is an annual tradition in Canada, that Queen’s representatives provide for general public. This reception is also known as New Year’s Day Levee and can be traced back to 16-th century. Nowadays, this is a great opportunity to visit Government House and shake hands with Lieutenant Governor. New Year’s Day reception […]

Celebrating Canada Day at Halifax Citadel and waterfront

Canada Day is a very important holiday for all Canadians. In Halifax, Nova Scotia one of the major event of this day is Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo parade.  There are several options of what to do after the parade. One can visit Public Gardens and relax there after the noisy crowds. Visitors can continue […]

Canada Day Royal Nova Scotia international tattoo parade

Canada Day is July 1 and it is celebrated across the country. Each year Halifax, being largest city on Canada’s east coast presents Royal Nova Scotia Tattoo parade. Parade follows Spring Garden road – main downtown street in Halifax and then goes around the Citadel via Brunswick street. The parade starts around 10 am and […]

Tall ships display their beauty at Parade of Sail in Halifax Harbour

Large sailing tall ship under full sail is one of the most beautiful sights in the world. And when there are about 50 tall ships sailing by then it is a real treat for spectators. This is exactly what people came to enjoy on July 20, 2009 during Tall Ships Halifax Parade of Sail along […]

Bark Kruzenstern visiting Halifax Harbour during Tallships 2009

Barque Kruzenstern is one of the largest sailing ships in the world. Black hull is a feature unique to this vessel. The ship was built in 1926, Germany. Technical data:  length: 114.40 m,  beam: 14.02 m,  sails area : 3,400 sq.m. This sailing vessel visited Halifax during Tallships 2009 race. Some of the photos clearly […]

Annual Victorian Christmas at Halifax Citadel Presented by Parks Canada

Annual Victorian Christmas is organized by Parks Canada and is a re-enactment of traditional Christmas as celebrated by Queen Victoria’s soldiers every year at the end of November. Halifax Citadel is an excellent venue for this event. It is also a great opportunity to photograph unique setting and capture the atmosphere of a long gone […]

Scenic beauty of Halifax Public Gardens

Halifax Public Gardens are located right in downtown Halifax, largest city on Atlantic coast of Canada. This park provides haligonians with a nice green retreat within the city. It is a nice place to spend lunch break, have a picnic, read a book or simply relax on the bench. There is a gazebo with a […]

Tall Ships Atlantic Challenge 2009

All of the photos in this series were taken during Tall Ships Halifax 2009. It was the start of Atlantic Challenge Race last leg from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada to Belfast, Ireland. This was also one of the best tall ships gatherings in years. This race was a joint venture between Sail Training International and Tall […]