Published in


Canada is Full of Surprises — Part 2

ByWard Market is a vibrant and historical part of Ottawa.

ByWard Market pedestrian mall/photo by author

This part of town was originally settled by Irish immigrants who worked on building the Rideau Canal. It has retained its Irish flavor with pubs offering Guinness stout (my personal favorite), fish and chips, bacon and ham soup and other typically Irish fare.



Sharing travel stories, tips and experiences together

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Robert Knight

Raised in Puerto Rico. Trilingual travel enthusiast, former stockbroker, Export Manager, Peace Corps, and EFL teacher. Retired, living in Zihuatanejo, Mexico.