Old gates, like this one in Vadodara, Gujarat, India, remind us of the amazing architecture of the past
Remnants of an ancient, intricately designed, gate for a wall built to protect the city of Dabhoi, Gujarat, India.
Not only is the Ambaji temple in Gujarat impressive, but the gates around the temple are also eye-catching
An intriguing combination of stone walls and arches covered with ivy, but leading to a locked gate. What pastures lie behind the gate in the English countryside?
A “torii” is a traditional Japanese gate most commonly found at the entrance of or within a Shinto shrine, where it symbolically marks the transition from the mundane to sacred. Image circa 1985.
We will now transition from Japan to other places in the world ……
A huge container ship moves through the Panama Canal …
…. and the gates close behind it.
Once the ship is completely in the lock and gate is closed, the water level is reduced to match the other side. The other gate is then opened and the tugboats guide the ship from the Panama Canal onto open waters of the Atlantic Ocean.
A traditional town gate in Kayavarohan is ideal for framing a beautiful sunrise
Peeking over the gate to get a better view of the horizon with mountains and a cloud-filled sky