26
Mar
09

Day 173 of a 365-Day Portrait of Canada: Still discovering Halifax.

Faces Of the Day

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Bo and Mya spotted a little friend in Point Pleasant park

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Halifax is a hug of shipping both by rail and ship. Every couple of hours a cargo ship will enter the harbor, dock and unload. The whole process takes six hours.

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Unloading a contain ship in the Halifax harbor. I got in trouble for taking this photo on the outside of the fence. Since 911, security is very tight, making it difficult to photograph freely.

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Containers are stacked four high, dwarfing semi trucks.

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Traffic backed up on the MacDonald bridge during rush hour.

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Damage to the Point Pleasant park from Hurricane Juan.

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It don’t matter what size of flag, its just where you use it.

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True love in a swinging tire!

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Our van gets a lot of attention, people pose and have their photo taken with the van,there is plenty of double takes, some people just come up to the window and say what we’re up to, others like this little girl get a funny, perplexed look on their face.

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The Royal Bank building has an impressive cupula.

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George’s Island

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1 Response to “Day 173 of a 365-Day Portrait of Canada: Still discovering Halifax.”


  1. 1 Joël
    March 28, 2009 at 9:32 am

    Thank you Tim, it was great to learn about your project and I’ve peeked through your work here and I really appreciate the quality presented to us.

    I just sent a message out for infos on local events for you with a link to here in hope that you get some usefull hints.


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