A recent coach trip down south to the Lot region of France included visits to two door-worthy locations and plenty of material to fill posts for the next few weeks.
To begin with, we look at the town of Cahors. Most of this was seen from a little tourist train, driven by a man who seemed to be in a tearing hurry. This means that some of these images are not up to normal standards of composition and sharpness, but these doors are nonetheless worth seeing.
I don’t know what’s behind this door – and I can only conclude that somebody definitely doesn’t want me to:
The quick passing glimpse of this door was enough to see that its carving was particularly ornate…but then it was gone:
As was this – less elaborate, but obviously with a story to tell:
Fortunately the train did slow down occasionally, which allowed me to grab a couple of more stable shots:
Finally, a left turn into traffic allowed me to get a reasonable shot of this set of gates:
Thursday Doors 12 October 2017