Today was a holiday here in Zagreb, and there was sunshine after a couple weeks of mostly clouds. I headed out and wandered the streets with my camera. There are many street vendors who sell roasted chestnuts. You get them in a paper cone, about half full for six kunas (just over one Canadian dollar). I realized that although I've been hearing about roasted chestnuts in Christmas songs all my life, I don't remember ever eating any. So I bought some and sat down in a busy square to eat them and people watch. I like them, but they might be better with a bit of salt. This is were I sat to eat my roasted chestnuts. It sure was nice to see blue sky! images copyright Ed Beals, 2007 Much of Zagreb is "beautifully un-renovated". I liked the transitions from shadow to light in this hall. Sunlight streaming though the trees and a fountain in the park. Sunlight streaming though the trees and a fountain in the park. I followed a crowed of people and ended up at a large cathedral. It was undergoing some major restoration to it's exterior. Inside the cathedral. This woman with a motorcycle balloon seemed a little out of place sitting alone by the fountain in front of the cathedral. The balloon looks like a stunt driver in mid jump. Fontain Detail. One of several shiny gold statues. This man was sleeping beside a wall outside the cathedral. There were three or four cats staying close by him. A small, disc-shaped fountain. It reminded me of a record on a turntable. More church spires. Nuns. The leaves are going to be gone in no time. Hey, I can see the mountains from here!