today our incredible hosts pointed us in the direction of some tourist destinations. being uninitiated in the sights of the nation's capitol, they suggested that we do some classics. they were right. the national mall is a sight to behold. canada really doesn't express its national pride quite so vividly. just look...
it's hard to say which one possesses more grace. regardless, i found something much more my style in the folds of the city as we wandered around later:
yup, small, personal and relatively temporary speaks volumes to me.