Thursday Doors

sintra portugal quinta da regaleira

I took this photo in  the old quarter of Sintra, Portugal, in the grounds of Quinta da Regaleira. It would have been nice to see what was inside, but it was locked. Seeing as it was in the grounds of a palace, I was probably photographing the door of a garden shed.

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About Jean Reinhardt

Author of 'A Pocket Full of Shells' an Amazon International best seller, Jean writes young adult and historical fiction. She has been known to shed a tear over Little House on the Prairie.
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13 Responses to Thursday Doors

  1. Jean, you visited Portugal! 🙂 Sintra is such a beautiful place isn’t it? Where else have you been? Loved the photo, pretty locked doors always trigger our imagination and creativity 🙂

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  2. I loved Sintra, Cecilia. I definitely have to go back there at some stage. It was the most interesting heritage place I’ve ever been so far. Budapest came a close second with it’s Fisherman’s Bastion and it was a fabulous place for a city break, even in January.

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  3. Dan Antion says:

    That’s a very interesting door. Well worn and I like what appears to be a vent.

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  4. There was so much to see that some of the more ordinary things (like that little door) easily got overlooked. You can take a virtual tour at this link;

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  5. Well, if that is a garden shed then I want to see what magical tools they have inside. 🙂 That is a beautiful door.


  6. pattimoed says:

    Wonderful image, Jean. I love the “magic” and “mystery” of an old door. This is another place I’ll need to put on my “to go” list!–Patti

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  7. Wonderful door. You don’t see too many pink doors. Great catch. 🙂

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  8. If you saw the palace, done in a Gothic style, you would understand why that door might not be photographed by too many visitors. I’ll post a photo of one of the doors inside the palace next time, Judy.


  9. julial213 says:

    Well, I’ll have to start taking picture of doors. A nice description of this door. Thanks for the info on Norm 2.0 site. ~ Julia

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