TEMPLE OF PHILAE, EGYPT

Approaching the temple om it's island

Approaching the temple om it’s island

Closing the landing stage at Philae

Closing the landing stage at Philae

Inside the body of the amazing temple

Inside the body of the amazing temple

The state of preservation is amazing

The state of preservation is amazing

Close up of one of the cornices

Close up of one of the cornices

The site is small, but full of wondrous detail

The site is small, but full of wondrous detail

Looking up at the column crowns

Looking up at the column crowns

Corner shot aspect of the temple at noon

Corner shot aspect of the temple at noon

The temple seen from a short distance

The temple seen from a short distance

Inside the actual complex itself

Inside the actual complex itself

Island vista out over the Nile

Island vista out over the Nile

Smaller scale Hipostyle columns

Smaller scale Hipostyle columns

Another angle of the courtyard

Another angle of the courtyard

One of the pylons at the temple

One of the pylons at the temple

Another angle on the colonnade

Another angle on the colonnade

Hieroglyphics hewn into the stone

Hieroglyphics hewn into the stone

Vista down to the Nile waters

Vista down to the Nile waters

Looking down over the Nile

Looking down over the Nile

Perspective of the Temple of Philae

Perspective of the Temple of Philae

Palms and Philae montage

Palms and Philae montage

The beauty and symmetry...

The beauty and symmetry…

Another shot from further out

Another shot from further out

Landing stage for the tour boats

Landing stage for the tour boats

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