Zagreb Impressions

I’m not real creative with the title for these photos.  There is no grand theme it seems.

Maja Hrgovic writes in her short story Zlatka,

I lived near the train station in a neighborhood built many decades ago for the families of railroad workers and machinists.  Like tombstones over grave mounds, hardened chimneys rose from parallel rows of elongated one-story buildings.

We stayed in this area for a week.  The evenings reflected the history more vividly.

Full Moon from Balcony

Full Moon from Balcony

Local Cat at Night

Local Cat at Night


Fifty meters away we could leave this world by bus and tram.  Both stops overlooked a grand Yugoslavian era boulevard reflecting the new Croatia with gardens and the National and University Library.

Busstop

Busstop

Zagreb to New Zagreb

Zagreb to New Zagreb

National and University Library

National and University Library


With weekly tram tickets we explored many different neighborhoods of Zagreb:  Down to the Sava river which flows clear, up to upper town by funicular, through curvy streets and market.

Sava River

Sava River

Rising in the Funicular

Rising in the Funicular

Cathedral from Central Market Side Street

Cathedral from Central Market Side Street


Occasionally, interesting little experiences excited us.

Weaving Demonstration at central square

Weaving Demonstration at central square

Lunch at Fast Food No. 1, fresh from the open air market

Lunch at Fast Food No. 1, fresh from the open air market

Stone Gate chapel pilgrimage has the chains from Nelson's HMS Victory.

Stone Gate chapel pilgrimage has the chains from Nelson’s HMS Victory.

Only three different dishes served, we had two.

Only three different dishes served, we had two.


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