Every doorway, every intersection has a story.–Katherine Dunn
There’s something magical about doors. We stand in front of them, imagining the unexplored regions beyond the threshold. In fact, cultural anthropologists describe the passage through a doorway as a liminal experience, a transition through a boundary or threshold that begins a journey or quest, much like Alice did in Alice in Wonderland.
Here’s a collection of doors taken on our travels that have caught my eye. The Scottish Pub in Amsterdam always makes me smile. I love how some bar owners recreate the pubs from their native land no matter where they now live, giving tourists a taste of home. Click below to see the full-sized image.