Wednesday, 31 March 2010

Wednesday Doorway: la grille d'une rue privée


I am sort of cheating again. This isn't a proper doorway, it's a gate. A gate that leads into a private road...
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Je triche encore : ce n'est pas vraiment un portail ou une porte, mais la grille d'entrée d'une rue privée...
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And yes, another award: this time from sunny and marvellous Daily Photo Barcelona, merci Rob & Mandy in 'Catalunya'!

26 comments:

BaysideLife said...

But the private road leads to a lovely doorway. The gate is pretty nice too. So not really cheating.

Lee Spangler said...

Just a second to say hello and tell you I reviewed your blog and it made me feel at home. Thx also for your continued kind thoughts.

tapirgal said...

Yes, there's a doorway inside the arch, and anyway, I'm not concerned. I like gates, too.

Woody said...

That's quite a gate and an even better door!

Jacob said...

Gateway, doorway, what's the diff? A very cool gate, too.

Y'all prob'ly gonna have to git yerself to Texas to git a 10-gallon Stetson fer yer haid!

EG Wow said...

Gates work for me! They swing open, they swing closed. They open to let you pass through and you can then close them. :)

akarui said...

Porte avec ouverture automatique a partir de la voiture? sinon ce n'est pas tres pratique si il faut ouvrir et fermer manuellement le portillon... Une belle entree dans tous les cas.

B SQUARED said...

It's definitely not cheating. A slight tampering, perhaps, maybe a little bending, but not cheating.

Bob Crowe said...

Your photos came up fine on the portal today.

We call these gated communities in the US. You have to get past a guard or have a resident ring you in. I don't like them. They are meant to isolate the residents from the riffraff of the world so they never come in contact. However, apartment buildings with doormen function the same way.

Leif Hagen said...

I love the doorway theme! Bravo! Some French friends of ours are moving back to France and bought a house between Versailles and Paris! Can't remember the name of their 16,000 person town.

Halcyon said...

We'll let you get away with the cheating. It's a nice gate in any case!

Thérèse said...

Un thème intéressant qui permet quelques variations comme ici.

Olivier said...

c'est un peu une photo volée, tu paparazzises cette grille privée ;o)

Louis la Vache said...

rue privée à l'hôtel Ciel!.
;-)

Dave-CostaRicaDailyPhoto.com said...

This is a stately entrance, befitting a place like Versailles.

Virginia said...

I love both of these . I know I say this a lot but you do live in such a beautiful place!
V

Tash said...

Gate and a doorway too. The gate reminded me so of one at an end of a long privite road here...I'll post it soon.

Bergson said...

une rue privée où les propriétaires ne le sont pas

Malyss said...

A Versailles, même les rues privées sont royales!ça fait une jolie perspective quand on arrive fatigué le soir à la maison!
Et bravo pour ton award!

VP said...

There is a proper doorway inside, so what's the problem? I like both an the idea of a private street either.

Small City Scenes said...

It is a way in just like a door---so????

Indian file---when we were kids we used to say 'we have to line up indian file'. MB

Clueless in Boston said...

Beautiful gate/doorway! That qualifies in my book as a doorway.

Loree said...

Oh my what a wonderful drive and house.

Sharon Van Lieu said...

A gate, a drive and a doorway. I'd say you followed the rules. :-)

What a marvelous gate!

Sharon

bfarr said...

But it is a portal which is another word for door. So it qualifies.

Paulie said...

It's a beautiful doorway to the property so don't let anyone tell you it isn't.