Ajijic door

If eyes are windows to the soul, doors must just as surely express the soul of a home.

Ajijic door

 

Doors have special significance in Spanish colonial architecture, which cloisters intimate living spaces in courtyards hidden from the street.

Ajijic door

Ajijic door

Ajijic door

It’s easy to pass these doors every day without giving them a second thought.

Ajijic door

As a collection, though, they paint a unique picture of the village that’s authentic, personal, and spontaneous.

Ajijic door

Doors here come in all shapes, sizes and colors, and are crafted in materials ranging from wood to wrought iron.

Ajijic door

Some are simple and others ornate.

Ajijic door

Some are formal and others whimsical.

Ajijic door

Some are reflections of the Old World and others are distinctively Mexican.

Ajijic door

Some merely hint at what lies behind, and others provide a teasing glimpse.

Ajijic door

Ajijic door

It can be as entertaining to speculate on what lies behind them as to actually know.

Ajijic door

If you haven’t seen these, enjoy them.

Ajijic door

If you’ve seen some of them in passing, take a second look because there’s often more here than can be taken in with a single glance.

Ajijic door

Ajijic door

Ajijic door

Ajijic door

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