Somewhere to lay your head

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week has the theme of ‘Any kind of house’.

Well, I suppose everyone needs somewhere to live – although probably not in such a grand edifice as this at Chateau Villandry.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge : Any kind of house

Polished

A display of well polished copper kitchen utensils, to be found in Chateau Villandry.

(for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge with the theme of ‘Shiny)

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Shiny

Fountain

This fountain, with its abstract design, is to be found in the formal landscaped gardens of Chateau Villandry, in France’s Loire Valley.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Fountain

Thursday Doors: Villandry

Adjacent to the mightily impressive Chateau de Villandry, in the Loire Valley, are the petrified caves (‘grottes’), which have been a local tourist attraction for many years (not recommended for claustrophobes though).

The current visitor centre is comparatively modern, but there remain a few vestiges from earlier years, including these various doors:

Thursday Doors 12 July 2018

The Swan

This swan was sailing, as majestically as only swans can, on the waterway that runs through the formal gardens of Chateau Villandry.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Birds