Category: Ontario

A City of Politics and Playfulness

Parliament Hill in Ottawa

After visiting Canada’s party city of Montreal and its astonishingly beautiful neighbor, old Quebec, I was expecting to find Ottawa a little dull.

I imagined the capital city to be dour and intellectual – a place with museums on every corner where you nod wisely at the artworks and debate politics over lunch.

It has museums and politicians aplenty, but I liked it immensely the instant I stepped off the bus …