Thursday Doors – St. Andrew’s Church, Bangalore, India.

 

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ST. ANDREW’S CHURCH

Today I did something I haven’t done in at least five years. I went somewhere with the specific purpose of photographing something.

For Thursday Doors, which is “a weekly feature allowing door lovers to come together to admire and share their favorite door photos from around the world”, I visited St. Andrew’s Church, something I have been wanting to do for years! There is something about human nature that makes us put off doing things that are so easily accessible to us. I have lived in Bangalore for many years, yet have only made the time to do this today. I really hope this is a sign of things to come. I guess I owe a big thank you to Norm’s Thursday Doors!

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Doors in Rural Tibet

I was quite happy when I saw this week’s Discover Challenge topic. I am already a big fan of and have participated a few times in Thursday Doors by Norm 2.0 so it is a happy coincidence that the two challenges appear have coincided with each other.

When I first heard about Thursday Doors I began looking back at photographs I had taken over the years on my travels and I was surprised to see how many pictures of doors I had unintentionally already taken!

Now I find myself making it a point to look for interesting doors when I am out and about.

So I guess my story behind the doors you will see on this blog is of a latent hobby, one that already existed, but just hadn’t been brought to light.

Before I move on to today’s entry, here are the links to some of my favourite previous posts on doors, the first being my most favourite, simply because of the number of fabulous and unique doors contained in a single property.

  1. Doors at Neemrana Fort Palace, India
  2. Door at Obidos Castle, Portugal 
  3. Door at Vista Alegre Bullring, Spain 

For my entry for the WP Challenge, here are photographs I took of a few doors in rural Tibet, while on a road journey there in 2009.

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Thursday Doors: A Chapel Door in Goa, India

While on holiday in Goa recently, I came across this pretty little door of a quaint chapel in Candolim. Goa is dotted with any number of similar little chapels. I loved the whitewashed exterior, the encircled carving on the door and the broken-tile flooring around the chapel. I had to take the picture from very close to the chapel as the narrow road beside which it stood was bustling with traffic. Hence the angle is not the best.

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