Thursday Doors – August 1, 2019

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Pitigliano, Mi Amore – Part #3

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Picking up where we left off last week and the week before, we come to the end of my bountiful collection from Pitigliano.

I probably could have stretched this into two posts but I figured I’d push the envelope, or end our visit with a crescendo by squeezing a whole bunch of shots into this last batch.

Lion head door knockers again.

Middle-position door knobs get noticed

Ghost door – a door that used to be…

These next three are my personal favourites from this set.

A semi doorfie 😉

In hilltop villages you find not only lovely doors, but lots and lots of stairs.

And another ghost door.

Probably a good thing that this one is sealed off.

Yes, this one is as narrow as it looks.

Two looks at four (and then five) doors.

And just in case you thought we were done with all of the climbing, let’s have a few more sets of stairs.

As always I thank you for stopping in 🙂

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About Norm 2.0

World’s youngest grumpy old man & heart failure wonder boy. Interests: writing, woodworking, photography, travel, tennis, wine, and I know a bit about power tools.
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72 Responses to Thursday Doors – August 1, 2019

  1. I like the diagonal door with the knob in the center. Nice door. Too many steps.

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  2. joey says:

    Numbers 15 & 59 — my faves! They’re all spectacular finds. Noted chain and lock, handsome for someone else.
    All those warm steps and angles, great backdrop, too!

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  3. Just Beautiful! Great finds, Norm, if I ever get back to Tuscany again I want to find this town and more like them!

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  4. Sherry Felix says:

    Delightful doors.

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  5. TCast says:

    Love your collection of doors. Liking the first door best. Here is mine https://travel-with-tech.blog/2019/08/02/take-me-to-the-doors-and-benches-of-amboise/

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  6. amoralegria says:

    Wonderful! Like many doors in France, I see that several of Pitigliano’s doors have knobs in the middle too! My favorite in this batch is the first one, but the rustic doors are cool also! Here’s mine: http://amoralegria.com/2019/08/01/thursday-doors-caen-chateau/

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    • Norm 2.0 says:

      Thanks. The middle position door knob seems so unusual to my North American eye, it just fascinates me. I’d love to know how/why this design came into being.

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  7. anitashope says:

    Amazing as usual. From the ornate one like the first to some of the old wooden ones that are very old, they all tell a story.

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  8. Yvonne says:

    Some of your doors have close relatives in Venice.

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  9. Some really good doors in this selection. My favourite is the one with all of the key holes.
    This is my contribution for this week…
    https://apetcher.wordpress.com/2019/08/01/thursday-doors-besalu-in-catalonia/

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  10. Ostendnomad says:

    Great selection you’ve made this week:). Top!
    My entry: http://www.ostendnomadography.com/thursday-doors-alcoy/

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  11. dennyho says:

    I feel as thought I’ve taken a walk through Pitigliano and falling ever more in love with this part of the world. I would love to look as these doors, these alleyways, this landscape every day of my life and envy those who do! That last ghost door, I wonder what sort of stairway led down/up to it as it is rather high up. Terrific photos this week Norm…but they usually are!
    https://dennyho.blog/2019/08/01/thursday-pony-doors/

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  12. Love the subtle beauty of the first door. Am sure glad I don’t have to walk those steep stairs every day:) That narrow opening – wow, what a find!
    https://wp.me/p9EWyp-14Q

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  13. Aimer Boyz says:

    All those stairs! You wouldn’t need a gym walking those everyday 🙂

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  14. What a lovely set to finish with. I really liked door no.15.

    Here’s my entry for the week: https://anotherglobaleater.wordpress.com/2019/07/31/galleries-of-mosaics/

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  15. You’re too generous, Norm – I’d have made at least three posts out of your excellent offerings this week. Meanwhile, here’s a typically tight-fisted half dozen from Perigueux. http://theonlyd800inthehameau.com/2019/08/01/thursday-doors-even-more-from-perigueux/

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    • Norm 2.0 says:

      Thank for the kind words. I’ve got a few good “local” posts in the queue for the next few weeks otherwise I would have stretched this out a bit longer 😉

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  16. Sheree says:

    As always, a fabulous selection some of which look really old.

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  17. Door heaven is right. Wow! Each one beautiful, and each one unique.

    Here is my entry for this week. I find Little Free Library doors wherever I go. https://klallendoerfer.wordpress.com/2019/08/01/thursday-doors-more-little-free-libraries/

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  18. thats a good collection, the center doorknob is interesting

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  19. Dymoon says:

    wow Norm, such love. all those wooden doors!!! my post today https://dymoonblog.com/2019/08/01/thursday-doors-25/

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  20. Here are doors and more from a special visit to the villa called “My Peace” in Slovenia. It really is peaceful there. Just what we need.

    https://manjameximoving.wordpress.com/2019/08/01/thursday-doors-1-8-19-vidov-brejg-fokovci/

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  21. marianallen says:

    Wow! Just. Wow! So much age, so many arches! I love looking at all those stairs. Climbing them, not so much, but I love looking at them. My post today was a gift from a friend in England. http://marianallen.com/2019/08/green-dragon-cheshunt-uk-thursdaydoors/

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  22. Great collection of doors! My favorite is the “semi doorfie” I would have loved to see it in use… I wonder if the owner has to turn sideways to enter and exit?

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  23. Ally Bean says:

    The door with diagonal wood is unusual. I’ve never seen anything like it.

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  24. lifelessons says:

    I especially love your first door…

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  25. I was right there with you, and many times before and after, and still find it fascinating. I especially like how you spotted the four and then five doors. 🙂 And I told amore how you named this post and how many have you had from Pitigliano and we agree that you will be back. Can’t wait. 🙂

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    • Norm 2.0 says:

      Thanks Manja. I feel so fortunate and so grateful that we got to see this place even once, especially with the help of such good company 😉
      You may be right; we may get back there yet, though I really don’t know when.

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  26. Great doors, Norm but I’m exhausted climbing all those stairs, lol. Love the stonework, too.

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  27. Joanne Sisco says:

    Everything about this post speaks of Italy. The narrow doors are always a fascination to me. How does your average person in the 21st century actually get through those doors?!
    However the scenes with all the stairs are my favourite, especially the 2nd last one. There are doorways in there!

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  28. tgeriatrix says:

    What a great collection! My favorite is the first!
    Here are mine for the week: https://geriatrixfotogallerie.wordpress.com/2019/08/01/doors-of-bukarest/

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  29. scooj says:

    I think you found door heaven. love the ghost door still with hinges, and those old lop-sided wooden doors with large bolts are just amazing. I need to get out more. My doors are the final set from Flaine in France…If modern doors are not your thing, then look away now… https://scooj.org/2019/08/01/thursday-doors-1-august/

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  30. Dan Antion says:

    First door is a conundrum. The latch side would appear to have to be opened first (normally are) but the base molding would make that difficult.Love the knockers and the ghost doors. Your favorites get high marks from me, Norm. I love the uneven splits.

    My favorite photo is the narrow stairs under that long narrow opening.

    I don’t have a post (yet). I may be back.

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  31. Lots of lines, vertical and horizontal, in your doors this week, Norm. Nicely mirrored by the steep steps in the narrow alleyways. I have yet more Nepali doors – but this is the penultimate. https://drprunesquallor279704606.wordpress.com/2019/08/01/thursday-doors-in-nepal-8/

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