Posted on March 12, 2021
Posted on August 25, 2016
Thiers is a major town in the Auvergne region of France. It has a well-preserved medieval centre and is widely known as the nation’s knife capital. I mean that in a good way: it is the centre of the knife (and, more broadly, the cutlery) industry. Just like it says here:
As I discovered on a recent visit, it is also quite possibly the French motherlode for interesting doors, both ancient and modern. In fact, I spotted so many irresistible portals that I’ve had to split them into three posts for sharing here; so, odd numbers, even numbers and, this week, neither. Doors without number indeed.
I particularly like the pastel tones and composition of this one (plus it’s an unusual doorway):
Just for a change, a pair of cellar doors; haven’t seen any of these for quite a few years:
There’s even a door where another door used to be:
Thursday Doors 25 August 2016