A Glimpse of Ottawa

It’s an oddity that I would only explore the capital city of my birth nation well into my 20s.  Then again, it’s a curse which befalls most natives of colossal and reaching lands. One can live an entire life alienated from the decreed city of administrative bureaucracy, far from paper pushers and stamps. At least the paper pushers with the really big stamps.  Indeed, instead of living in a city of paper and rules for rules’ sake, one can dedicate themselves to the endless beauty found between shores and valleys elsewhere, far from smoky rooms and bribes of epic proportions. […]