Thursday Doors: Alicante, Spain

After my trip back to the US (visit here if you’d like to see) in August to visit family and friends, my husband and I strategically packed up our apartment in France, shoving all our belongs into one large suitcase each plus a carry-on.  As our Schengen Zone visa was preparing to expire in a few weeks, and we were waiting for the renewal of our Hong Kong visa, we thought we’d spend a couple of those weeks in Spain.  For various reasons, those couple of weeks turned into a month and a half on the road.  That’s okay.  I now have a lot of doors to share with “Thursday Doors” in the upcoming weeks.  

Our first stop was Alicante, a port city on the coast of southeast Spain.  Alicante is Arabic for the city of lights. The following photos are from a walk through our neighborhood on our way to the store.  I very much enjoyed the bright colorful splashes everywhere.

I hope you enjoyed the color! More doors from Alicante on their way next week.

This is my contribution to the weekly Thursday Doors challenge hosted by Dan Antion over at No Facilities blog.  If you would like to see more doors from all around the globe, visit Dan’s.

Thank you for stopping by.  Stay safe, stay well!

17 Comments Add yours

  1. Dan Antion says:

    I’m sorry for the delay in your travel, but it looks like you put the time to good use. These are beautiful, fun and a few quirky doors, Brenda. It makes me feel good looking at them. Thanks for sharing them with Thursday Doors.

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    1. Indeed, the delay was put to good use. I don’t think we would have traveled like we have, given the current climate. It was a little “nervy” and complicated at times, but good overall. I’m so glad that the photos made you feel happy!! The best compliment for me. I hope you have a wonderful weekend, Dan! 🙂

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  2. Aaaa!!! I wish to go there right now! It looks just a place for me. 🙂 I love these colours and shapes so much!

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    1. I’m very glad you enjoyed the splashes of color. You should definitely visit when you have some time! 🙂

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  3. Such a wonderful collection! I love those doors, and I love the azulejos

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    1. Thanks so much! I’m happy you enjoyed. And, thank you for the new word …. azulejos. 🙂

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  4. Teresa says:

    Wow, such awesome murals and doors. Happy that you were able to travel again!

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    1. I’m so glad you enjoyed. It is unexpected that we’ve been traveling but nonetheless I’m happy to be able to see some new and interesting places! 🙂

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  5. Emille says:

    Keep traveling – there’s a lot to see in Europe (at relatively short distances:))

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  6. Emille says:

    Now I read what was above your pics: going back to Hong Kong to live? Has the situation there now stabilized?

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    1. Yes, I am back in Hong Kong. Our Schengen Zone visa expired at the end of October. We are in the process of applying for a visa for Spain. Hong Kong has very few cases of COVID and their policies are quite strict. We are doing well!


      1. Emille says:

        Oh, I wished we could visit you in Spain (we went on our honeymoon there – on the S. coast where Picasso was born). Hope that visa comes through soon!

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      2. That sounds nice. Thanks for your well-wishes, Jesh! 🙂


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