After the sometimes frenetic chug around Cahors that’s featured in the previous two weeks, there was time for a more considered look round the nearby village of Saint Cirq Lapopie. Classified as one of ‘Les Plus Beaux Villages de France’ – which seems fair enough – this place is not for the faint hearted, as it’s built on the side of a hill and most of the streets are narrow and steep.
This first image gives some indication of the slopes you are likely to encounter:
One problem with narrow streets, of course, is that you can’t always get enough distance to frame a shot as you might like:
Most of the houses are still occupied, whether by private residents or – equally likely – bijou souvenir or craft shops:
Finally, for this week, the pristine but sympathetic door of an exhibition space:
Thursday Doors 26 October 2017