Monday, April 1: Jakesprinter’s Sunday Post this week is Entrance: Entrance generally refers to the place of entering like a gate or door, or the permission to do so.
I have been fascinated by Oman’s entrances & doors for over a year now. Here is a bit of my collection.
All men have one entrance into life, and the like going out.
~ Solomon Ibn Gabirol
the entrance to the Nizwa nut and spice market, with the door closed
the entrance to the nut and spice market at Nizwa Souq, with the doors open
the back entrance to old Nizwa, behind the souq and the fort
painted metal door in Misfat Al Abriyyin
entrance near Ibra, Oman
second story entrances in the ruins of Munisifeh, Ibra, Oman
entrances to ruins through Munisifeh, Ibra, Oman
a gate to a farm in Al Hamra, Oman
entrance to ruins at Wadi Bani Habib on Jebel Akhdar
And here’s a gallery of many more entrances. Click on any of the photos below for a full-sized slide show.
entrance to another mudbrick house in Al Hamra
entrance to a house in Al Hamra
entrance after entrance in Ibra, Oman
door in Ibra, Oman
a beaten up entrance in Ibra, Oman
a door in Ibra
entrance to one of the old stalls at the ancient market in Ibra
colorfully painted metal doors
the love door
a candy pink door
Sunday Post 2013